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

Definition for the Tagalog word pigilan:

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[verb]  to prevent something; to stop someone/something; to hold something back; to block something; to hinder something

Verb conjugations of pigilan:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: pigilConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
pigilan  Play audio #19533
pinigilan  Play audio #19535
pinípigilan  Play audio #19536
pípigilan  Play audio #19537
Verb family:
mapigilan  |  
pigilin  |  
mapigil  |  
pumigil  |  
makapigil  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Pigilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Itó ang pangyayaring hindî ko kayang pigilan.
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This is an event beyond ny control.
Tinangkâ nilá akóng pigilan sa pag-alís.
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They prevented me from leaving.
Ikinadena siyá ng amá niyá para pigilan siyá.
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His father bound him with chains to hold him back.
Bakit mo akó pinigilan?
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Why did you hold me back?
Pinigilan niyá akóng pumasok sa bahay nilá.
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She blocked me from entering their house.
Pinípigilan ko ang sariling magmurá.
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I'm preventing myself from cursing.
Pinípigilan niyá ang pag-iyák.
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He's holding back his tears. / He tries hard not to cry.
Pípigilan mo ba akó o hindî?
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Are you going to hold me back or not?
Pípigilan ko ang pagkámakasarilí ko.
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I will suppress my selfishness.
Hindî mo akó puwedeng pigilan.
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You can't stop me from doing it.
Pinigilan siyá ni Lito at hinila siyáng papasók sa loób
Lito restrained him and dragged him back inside.
Kung alám niyá, bakit hindî niyá pinípigilan itó
If she knows, why doesn't she prevent it?
Pípigilan ko ang sarili para sa kapakanán ko
I will restrain myself for my own sake.

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How to pronounce pigilan:

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preventpreventspreventedpreventinghold backheld backholding backholds backhinderhindershinderedhinderingblockblocksblockedblockingstopstopsstoppedstoppingstop somethingstop someone
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