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makipag-usap

Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word makipag-usap in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word makipag-usap:


makipag-usap  Play audio #23100Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to talk with; to converse with; to communicate with
*Note: focus on actor who is talking


Verb conjugations of makipag-usap:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: usapConjugation Type: Makipag-
Infinitive:
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
Infinitive:
makipag-usap  Play audio #23100
Past:
nakipag-usap  Play audio #23101
Present:
nakíkipag-usap  Play audio #23102
Future:
makíkipag-usap  Play audio #23103
Verb family:
pag-usapan  |  
makausap  |  
kausapin  |  
mag-usap  |  
makipag-usap
 |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Makipag-usap" typically indicates the actor is [b]initiating[/b] the discussion with the person being talked to. Ex: "John talked to Mary," where John is the initiator of the discussion. This is different than "mag-usap" which indicates two people are having a discussion only.

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Makipag-usap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Nakipag-usap akó sa coordinator kanina.
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I talked with the coordinator earlier today.
Nakíkipag-usap si Peter kay Paul.
Play audio #35743 Play audio #35744
 
Peter is talking with Paul.
Nakíkipag-usap si Mary kahit kanino.
Play audio #36487
 
Mary talks with anyone.
Ayokong makipag-usap sa iyó.
Play audio #33852 Play audio #33853
 
I don't want to talk to you.
Nagseselos akó kapág nakíkipag-usap ang ibáng tao sa mga kaibigan ko!
Play audio #29628 Play audio #29629
 
I get jealous when others talk with my friends!

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Walang nakikipag-usap sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2774527 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No one speaks with me.


Nagsimula siyang makipag-usap sa mga kapitbahay niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1611673 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He started talking with his neighbors.


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How to pronounce makipag-usap:

MAKIPAG-USAP AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #23100
Markup Code:
[rec:23100]
Related Filipino Words:
usapmag-usapkausapinpag-usapanpangungusapmapag-usapanpakiusapmakausapkausapmakiusap
Related English Words:
talktalkstalkedtalkingconverseconversesconversedconversingcommunicatecommunicatescommunicatedcommunicating
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