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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahawa:

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[verb]  to catch a disease or illness Actor Focus Icon Actor Focus; to get infected Actor Focus Icon Actor Focus; to catch something Object Focus Icon Object Focus

Verb conjugations of mahawa:

Focuses:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   / Object Focus Icon Object   Root: hawaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mahawa  Play audio #24754
nahawa  Play audio #24755
nahahawa  Play audio #24756
mahahawa  Play audio #24757
Verb family:
makahawa  |  
manghawa  |  
magkahawaan  |  
hawahan  |  
Example Sentences Available Icon Mahawa Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Anó ang dapat kong gawín para hindî mahawa ng tubérkulosis?
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What should I do to prevent getting infected with tuberculosis?
Nahawa akó sa iyó
I caught it from you.
Nahahawa sa pagtawa ang mga estudyante
The students become infected with laughter.
Nahawa akó sa anák kong babae
I was infected by my daughter.
Takpán mo ang ilóng at bibíg mo para hindî ka mahawa ng sakít
Cover your nose and mouth so you don't get sick.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Nahawa ako sa sipon mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #5300865 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You've given me your cold.

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How to pronounce mahawa:

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Related English Words:
infectsinfectinfectedinfectingcatchcatch a coldcatch a flucatch an illness
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