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

Definition for the Tagalog word matakot:

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[verb]  to be afraid; to be scared; to dread; to be anxious; to be nervous

Verb conjugations of matakot:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: takotConjugation Type: Ma-
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matakot  Play audio #6810
natakot  Play audio #19473
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matatakot  Play audio #19475
Verb family:
takutin  |  
katakutan  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Matakot Example Sentences in Tagalog: (19)
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Natatakot akóng makalusót ang pandara niyá.
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I'm afraid he's getting away with his cheating.
Huwág kang matakot sa boss natin.
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Don't be afraid of our boss.
Natakot ang ba sa payaso.
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The child got scared of the clown.
Hindî ka ba natatakot sa dilím?
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Aren't you afraid of the dark?
Hindî mo akó matatakot.
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You can't scare / intimidate me.
Matakot kayó sa Panginoón.
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Have fear of the Lord.
Natatakot akóng magmaneho ng malakíng trak.
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I'm afraid to drive a big truck.
Kung makasalubong mo silá, huwág kang matakot.
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If you meet them on the way, do not be frightened.
Hindî akó natatakot.
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I am not afraid.
Natatakot akó.
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I'm afraid.
Natatakot ka bang mabigô?
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Are you afraid to fail?
Natatakot akóng itakwíl o ituring na patáy ng mga magulang ko.
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I'm afraid my parents may cast me out or regard me as dead.
Natakot silá sa iyó
They were afraid of you.
Gustó ko, pero natatakot akó.
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I want to, but I'm scared.
Hindî namin pinapasok ang lumang bahay kasí natatakot kamí.
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We don't enter the old house because we are scared.

User-submitted Example Sentences (8):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Natakot ang tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #2068064 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
People were filled with fright.

Natatakot akong umalis.
Tatoeba Sentence #2753877 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am afraid to go.

Natatakot siyang lumangoy.
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He is afraid to swim.

Natakot siya sa mangyayari.
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He was afraid about what was going to happen.

Huwag kang matakot magkamali.
Tatoeba Sentence #1765889 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't be afraid to make a mistake.

Natatakot ang mga palaka sa mga ahas.
Tatoeba Sentence #4061180 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Frogs are afraid of snakes.

Sa tingin ko natatakot sa iyo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #3311925 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think Tom is afraid of you.

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