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maiwasan

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

Definition for the Tagalog word maiwasan:


maiwasan  Play audio #23322Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to prevent something; to avoid something; to evade something


Verb conjugations of maiwasan:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: iwasConjugation Type: Ma- -An
Infinitive:
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
Infinitive:
maiwasan  Play audio #23322
Past:
naiwasan  Play audio #23323
Present:
naíiwasan  Play audio #23324
Future:
maíiwasan  Play audio #23325
Verb family:  umiwas ,  iiwas ,  iwasan ,  makaiwas ,  
maiwasan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Maiwasan" is an object-focused verb, with "iwas" (avoid) is its root word. Its subject-focused counterpart is "makaiwas".

"Hindi natin maiwasan/maiiwasan ang mga kamalasan sa buhay." = We can't avoid life's misfortunes.

Naiwasan man ni Paul si Peter ngayon, siguradong hindi na siya makakaiwas sa susunod. = Though Paul was able to evade Peter now, for sure he won't be able to avoid him anymore next time.

Hindi ko naiwasang (naiwasan + na) ipagtapat kay Joanne na mahal ko siya. = I was not able to prevent myself from professing to Joanne that I love her. 🤐

Suwerte 'yang si George kasi lagi niyang naiiwasan ang magpakasal. = That George is lucky because he is always able to evade marriage. 😄

Ngayon na naiiwasan ko na ang pag-inom ng alak, may pera na akong pambili ng sigarilyo. = Now that I am already able to avoid drinking alcohol, I already have money for buying cigarettes. 😛

Paano mo maiiwasan na mapa-ibig sa isang kasing yaman ko? = How can you avoid falling in love with someone as rich as me? 😎

Turuan mo nga ako kung paano ko maiiwasang (maiiwasan + na) mahalin ka. = Please teach me how I can prevent myself from loving you. 😍

String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Maiwasan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Paano ba maíiwasan ang sipón?
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How do we prevent colds?
Hindî kitá maiwasan na mahalín.
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I can't help but love you.
Naiwasan ni James na magbayad ng multá.
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James was able to avoid paying a fine.
Lálahatín ko na lang para maiwasan ang anó mang problema.
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I'll just include everyone to prevent any problems.
Hindî ko maiwasan ang umibig sa iyó.
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I can't help falling in love with you.
Naíiwasan mo ba ang pagkain ng ice cream?
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Are you able to stop yourself from eating ice cream?
May mga pangyayari sa buhay na hindî talagá natin maíiwasan.
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There are events in life that we really can't prevent from happening.

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How to pronounce maiwasan:

MAIWASAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #23322
Markup Code:
[rec:23322]
Related Filipino Words:
iwasiwasanumiwas'di-maiwasanmakaiwasiiwaspag-iwas
Related English Words:
preventavoidevadepreventspreventedpreventingavoidavoidedavoidingevadesevadedevadin
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