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

Definition for the Tagalog word makatawa:

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[verb]  to be able to laugh

Verb conjugations of makatawa:

Root: tawaConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makatawa  Play audio #11232
nakatawa  Play audio #23300
nakákatawa  Play audio #23301
makákatawa  Play audio #23302
Verb family:
matawá  |  
tawanan  |  
tumawa  |  
pagtawanán  |  
magtawanan  |  
mapatawa  |  
magpatawá  |  
makitawa  | is now on the App Store! TDC Tagalog Dictionary
Example Sentences Available Icon Makatawa Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Nakákatawa na si Erich nang bisitahin ko kagabí.
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Erich was already able to laugh when I visited her last night.
Nakatawa akó nang makita ko si Leah.
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I was able to laugh when I saw Leah.
Makákatawa ka ba kapág may nakatutok na baríl sa iyó?
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Would you be able to laugh if a gun was pointed at you?
Nakákatawa na ang nilálagnát na si Richmond.
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Richmond, who has a fever, can now laugh.
Hindî makatawa si Ethel kasí nasa loób siyá ng simbahan.
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Ethel can't laugh because she's inside the church.
Noóng nakaraáng buwán lagi`ng malungkót si Rose pero ngayón nakákatawa na ulî siyá.
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Last month Rose was always sad but now she is able to laugh again.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nakakatawa ka talaga.
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You're very funny.

Ang kanilang mga ugali ay talagang nakakatawa!
Tatoeba Sentence #2766745 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Their attitude is very ridiculous!

Di alam ni Tomas na ganoong nakakatawa si Maria.
Tatoeba Sentence #1905537 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom didn't know Mary was so funny.

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Alternate spelling(s):
nakatatawa, makatatawa
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

How to pronounce makatawa:

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Related English Words:
laughable to laughlaughlaughedlaughing
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