Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word magsayaw in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word magsayaw:

magsayáw  Play audio #51579
[verb]  to dance

Verb conjugations of magsayaw:

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Root: sayawConjugation Type: Mag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magsayáw  Play audio #51579
Completed (Past):
nagsayáw  Play audio #51580
Uncompleted (Present):
nagsásayáw  Play audio #51581
Contemplated (Future):
magsásayáw  Play audio #51582
Verb family:
sumayáw  |  
sayawín  |  
sayawán  |  
isayáw  |  
maisayáw  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"sumayaw" and "magsayaw" are both correct actor focused verbs for "to dance."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Magsayaw Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Nagsayáw silá.
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They danced.
Nagsásayáw silá.
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They are dancing.
Turuan mo akóng magsayáw ng tango.
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Teach me how to dance the tango.
Magsayáw ba tayo
Shall we dance?
Mga isáng oras nang nagsásayáw si Jill pero mukháng hindî pa rin siyá napapagod.
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Jill has been dancing for about an hour now but she does not seem tired yet.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nagsasayaw sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5213960 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They are dancing.

Nagsayaw si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214430 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom danced.

Nagparis ang lahat at nagsimulang magsayaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2167655 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everyone formed couples and began dancing.

Sabi ni Maria na magsasayaw siya buong gabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #1609913 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Mary said she was going to dance all night.

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