Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word sinakop.
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The Tagalog word sinakop is the Filipino verb sakupin » conjugated in the Completed aspect ( past tense )

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[verb]  to seize something; to conquer something; to colonize something; to occupy something; to invade something

Verb conjugations of sakupin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: sakopConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
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sinakop  Play audio #24132
sinasakop  Play audio #24133
sasakupin  Play audio #24134
Sinakop Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Determinado siyáng sakupin ang lungsód na iyón
He was determined to conquer that city.
Namundok silá nang sakupin silá ng mga dayuhan
They retreated to the mountains when the foreigners seized them.
Marami ang namatáy nang sakupin ng Hapón ang Pilipinas
Many died when Japan occupied the Philippines.
Sinakop ng bagong gusa ang aming lu
The new building occupied our land.
Sinakop ng mga terorista ang aming bayan
The terrorists seized our town.
Sinakop ng mga aktibista ang bahaging iyón ng Mayni
The activists occupied that part of Manila.
Sinasakop mo na ang espasyo ko
You're now occupying my space.
Sinasakop na ng Tsina ang West Philippine Sea. 
China is already occupying the West Philippine Sea.
Malawak ang sinasakop ng kaniyáng imahinasyón
His imagination is immense.
Sasakupin na ba ng Tsina ang Pilipinas
Will China colonize the Philippines?
Anó ang sasakupin ng iyóng insurance? 
What will your insurance cover?
Sasakupin ng mga pólitikó ang social media. 
The politicians will occupy the social media.

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