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

Definition for the Tagalog word pumatay:

pumatáy  Play audio #8152Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to kill; to extinguish

Verb conjugations of pumatay:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: patayConjugation Type: -Um-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
pumatáy  Play audio #8152
pumatáy  Play audio #8152
pumápatáy  Play audio #19558
pápatáy  Play audio #19559
Verb family:
mapatáy  |  
patayín  |  
makapatáy  |  
ipapatáy  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Pumatay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Si Mark ang pumápatáy sa ilaw bago matulog ang lahát.
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Mark is the one switching off the lights before everyone goes to sleep.
Sa aming lungsód, ipinagbabawal ang pumatáy ng mga hayop na pagála-ga
In our city, it is outlawed to terminate stray animals.
Hindî makatarungan ang pumatáy ng hayop na waláng laban
It is not just to kill an animal which is helpless.
Nangingimî akóng pumatáy ng kahit ipis o dagâ
I am hesitant to kill even roaches or rodents.
Pumápatáy ng tao ang mga bisyo
Vices kill people.
Kawalán ng pag-asa ang pumápatáy sa kumpiyansa ko sa sarili
Hopelessness is killing my self-confidence.
Sino ang pápatáy sa bentiladór
Who will turn off the electric fan?
Ang paninigarilyo mo ang pápatáy sa iyó
Your smoking will kill you.
Ang lihim na iyán ang pápatáy sa inyóng relasyón
That secret will end your relationship.
Sino ang pumatáy kay JFK? 
Who killed JFK?
Ang alcohol ay pumápatáy ng bacteria sa balát
Alcohol kills bacteria on the skin.
"Huwág kang pápatáy." 
"Thou shall not kill."

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Si Alister ang siyang pumatay kay Barbara.
Tatoeba Sentence #2927748 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It was Alister who killed Barbara.

Hindi ko maisip ang aking sarili na pumatay ng isang tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444075 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I can't imagine myself ever killing another man.

Anong hindi pumapatay sa iyo ay siyang nagpapalakas sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #3080511 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

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How to pronounce pumatay:

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Related Filipino Words:
patáypatayínpagpatáyMamatáy ka na!mapatáypatáy-patayanpatayanpamatáymagpatáymagkámatayan
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