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

Definition for the Tagalog word magtanong:

magtanóng  Play audio #19299Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to ask a question; to question; to ask; to enquire

Verb conjugations of magtanong:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: tanongConjugation Type: Mag-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magtanóng  Play audio #19299
nagtanóng  Play audio #19300
nagtátanóng  Play audio #19301
magtátanóng  Play audio #19302
Verb family:
itanóng  |  
matanóng  |  
maitanóng  |  
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Magtanong Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Maaa pô bang magtanóng?
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Can I ask something? (polite)
Nagtanóng akó sa iyó kung kailán siyá daratíng.
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I asked you when he was coming.
Magtanóng ka lang.
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Feel free to ask (a question).
Pwede ba akóng magtanóng?
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Can/May I ask a question?
May magtátanóng pa ba?
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Does anyone here still have a question to ask?
Kanino puwedeng magtanóng dito kung anóng oras daratíng ang trén?
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Whom can I ask here as to what time the train will arrive?
Sino ang nagtátanóng?
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Who's asking?
Huwág kang mahiyâng magtanóng.
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Don't be shy to ask (a question).
Maaa ba akóng magtanóng?
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May/Can I ask a question? (more formal)
Maraming nagtátanóng kay John kung may asawa na siyá.
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Many have been asking John if he's already married.
Bakâ may magtanóng, pakisabi na pumuntá lang akó sa canteen para kumain sandalî.
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Should someone ask, please tell him that I just went to the canteen to grab a quick bite.
Magtátanóng lang pô kung may kilala kayóng Alice dito.
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I just would like to ask, sir, if you know of an Alice who lives around here.

User-submitted Example Sentences (9):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Maaari ba akong magtanong?
Tatoeba Sentence #5299954 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
May I ask a question?

Dapat magtanong ako, di ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1454984 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I should ask, shouldn't I?

Makulit siyang magtanong sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1760153 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He annoys me with questions.

Aber nga, magtatanong ka na naman?
Tatoeba Sentence #1851881 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Dare you ask me another question?

Itinaas ng lalaki ang kanyang kamay para magtanong.
Tatoeba Sentence #3033151 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The man raised his hand to ask a question.

May mamang nagtanong tungkol sa talatakdaan ng tren.
Tatoeba Sentence #1814443 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A stranger inquired about the train schedule.

May mamang nagtanong sa akin ang papunta sa paaralan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1765943 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A stranger asked me the way to the school.

Dahil sa gusto niyang magtanong, itinaas niya ang kanyang kamay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2792324 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
As she wanted to ask a question, she raised her hand.

Kinausap ni Tom ang mga kapitbahay ni Mary at sa kanila'y nagtanong kung alam nila kung saan siya pumunta.
Tatoeba Sentence #2798353 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom talked to Mary's neighbors and asked them if they knew where she'd gone.

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How to pronounce magtanong:

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enquireenquiresenquiredenquiringask a questionasked a questionaskaskedaskingasking a question
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