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

Definition for the Tagalog word makain:

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[verb]  to be able to eat something Object Focus Icon Object Focus; to happen to eat something Object Focus Icon Object Focus

Verb conjugations of makain:

Root: kainConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
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nakain  Play audio #23287
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makakain  Play audio #23289
Verb family:
kumain  |  
kainin  |  
makakain  |  
kainan  |  
mapakain  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Makain Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Nasuká akó kahapon dahil sa nakain ko.
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I threw up yesterday because of what I ate.
Nakain mo ba yung tinapay na ibinigáy ko sa iyó?
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Were you able to eat the bread that I gave you?
Makakain mo ba lahát iyán?
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Would you be able to eat all of that?
Kumakayod si Ináy para may makain kamí.
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Mom is working hard to put bread on our table. / Mom is working hard for us to have something to eat.
Noóng gera walâ halos makain ang mga tao.
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During the war the people hardly had anything to eat.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nakakain ba ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #2015885 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is this thing edible?

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How to pronounce makain:

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Related English Words:
eateateneatingateable to eatable to eathappen to eat
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