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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahuli:

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[verb]  to be caught / captured Actor Focus Icon Actor Focus; to be able to catch something Object Focus Icon Object Focus

Verb conjugations of mahuli:

Focuses:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   / Object Focus Icon Object   Root: huliConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mahuli  Play audio #19348
nahuli  Play audio #19349
nahuhuli  Play audio #19351
mahuhuli  Play audio #19352
Verb family:
hulihin  |  
mahulihán  |  
manghuli  |  
makahuli  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Mahuli Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Nahuli si Charles na nandada sa exam. 
Charles was caught cheating in the exam.
Nahuli si Paul na nagnanakaw.
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Paul was caught stealing.
Marami kamíng nahuhuling isdâ sa ilog
We are able to catch a lot of fish in the river.
Nahuli si Anne kasí hindî siyá sumunód sa batás trápikó.
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Anne got apprehended because she did not follow traffic rules.
Isinusugód sa presinto ang mga suspek na nahuling nagtata.
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The suspects caught hiding are being brought to the precinct.
Mag-ingat ka at bakâ ka mahuli.
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Be careful as you might get caught / apprehended.
Nahuli ko siláng nagpapasa ng mga droga
I caught them passing around drugs.
Mahuhuli kayâ nilá ang mágnanakaw
Will they be able to catch the burglar?
Nahuli na ng mga pulís ang tumakas na kriminál.
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The police already caught the criminal who escaped.
Nanlabán ang mágnanakaw nang mahuli siyá ng mga pulís
The robber struggled with the policemen when they caught him.
Ipinipilit ng nahuling lalaki na hindî siyá ang nagnakaw.
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The arrested man insists that he was not the one who stole it.

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Kawawang pusa! Hindi niya mahuli ang maliksing daga.
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Poor cat! She can't catch the nimble mouse.

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Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:mahulí  Play audio #23237Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to be late; to fall behind; to be last

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How to pronounce mahuli:

Play audio #19348
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Related Filipino Words:
hulíhulinahulíhulihinmahulísa hulímanghulihumuliihulíhulíng hantungan
Related English Words:
caughtcatchcatchescatchingable to catchable to catch
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