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

Definition for the Tagalog word matalo:

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[verb]  to beat someone / to defeat someone
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; to be beaten / to be losing / to be defeated
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Verb conjugations of matalo:

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Root: taloConjugation Type: Ma-
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Contemplated (Future):
matalo  Play audio #12693
Completed (Past):
natalo  Play audio #19476
Uncompleted (Present):
natatalo  Play audio #19477
Contemplated (Future):
matatalo  Play audio #19478
Verb family:
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Example Sentences Available Icon Matalo Example Sentences in Tagalog: (18)
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Natalo namin silá.
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We beat them.
Natalo nilá kamí.
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They beat us.
Mukháng natatalo na tayo.
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It looks like we are already losing.
Matatalo mo ang bully kung hindî mo siyá pápatulan.
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You will beat a bully if you refuse to play his game.
Hindî siyá nag-focus sa pagsasanay kayâ natalo siyá.
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He didn't focus on training, that's why he lost.
Natalo akó ngayón pero bukas baba akó.
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I lost today but I'll bounce back tomorrow.
Punyeta, natalo akó sa pustahan!
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Damn, I lost the bet!
Natalo akó.
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I lost.
Mahi ang opensa ng kabiláng koponán kayâ silá natalo.
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The other team's offense was weak that is why they lost.
Paghusayan natin para hindî tayo matalo.
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Let's do our best so that we will not lose.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Natalo kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214370 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We lost.

Natalo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214354 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom lost.

Natalo ulit sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361283 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They lost again.

Natalo nanaman sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361282 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They lost again.

Palaging natatalo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #3211742 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom always loses.

Nawa'y matalo mo ang lahat ng ating mga kaaway.
Tatoeba Sentence #4031624 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
May you defeat all our enemies.

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