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

Definition for the Tagalog word sikapin:

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[verb]  to try for something; to strive for something; to struggle to do something

Verb conjugations of sikapin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: sikapConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
sikapin  Play audio #12712
sinikap  Play audio #19644
sinisikap  Play audio #19645
sisikapin  Play audio #19646
Verb family:
magsikap  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Sikapin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Sikapin mong makakuha ng mataás na marká sa klase.
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Strive to earn a high mark in class.
Hilíng ni Lisa na sikapin kong magíng mas mapagbigáy.
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Lisa's wish is that I strive to be more generous.
Sabi niyá, sikapin ko raw magkamít ng mga parangál.
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She said I should strive to earn awards.
Sinikap kong magíng mapagpasénsiyá.
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I made an effort to be patient.
Sinikap mo bang makontak ang mga magulang ni Nelia?
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Did you make an effort to contact Nelia's parents?
Sinikap ni Gary na mapangitî si Patrick.
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Gary strived to make Patrick smile.
Sinisikap kong alagaan ang aking kalusugan.
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I am striving on taking care of my health.
Sinisikap mo ba talagá ang magíng mapagkumbabâ?
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Are you really striving to be humble?
Sisikapin kong tumupád sa pangako.
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I will strive to fulfill my promise.
Sisikapin mo bang kilalanin ang mga kaibigan ko?
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Will you try to get to know my friends?
Sisikapin ng aking mga estudyante na magíng masipag.
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My students will strive to be industrious.
Sinisikap ni Lorraine na alamín ang kondisyón ng asawa niyá
Lorraine is trying to find out about her husband's condition.

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How to pronounce sikapin:

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Related English Words:
strugglestrugglesstruggledstrugglingstruggle to do somethingtrytriestriedtryingstrivesstrivesstrovestriving
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