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

Definition for the Tagalog word akalain:

akalain  Play audio #8905Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to think something; to mistakenly think something; to assume something; to take something into consideration; to conceive something

Verb conjugations of akalain:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: akalaConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
akalain  Play audio #8905
inaka  Play audio #23569
ináaka  Play audio #23570
áakalain  Play audio #23571
Verb family:
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Akalain Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Akalain mo?
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Can you imagine that?
Hindî ko inaakalang ngayón ka daratíng.
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I never thought you'd arrive today.
Nagkamalî ka ng inaka.
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You assumed wrong.
Inaka niyáng páparoón ka.
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He mistakenly thought you would go there.
Hindî inaka ni Shey na may makákakilala sa kaniyá
Shey didn't think that anyone would recognize him.
Inaka niyáng hindî pápalág ang bíktima
He thought the victim won't fight back.
Hindî namin akalain na magagalit ka.
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We did not think that you would get mad.
Nagkamalî akó ng ináaka tungkól sa iyó.
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I was wrong with my assumptions about you.
Inaka ni Lily na bina pa si Charles. 
Lily thought that Charles was still a bachelor.
Hindî ikáw ang ináaka kong mámahalín ko.
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I never thought that it's you I'd fall in love with.
Pumayag si Jack pero hindî niyá akalain na ganitó ang mangyayari
Jack gave his permission but he did not expect that this is what's going to happen.
Sa itsura ni Jill áakalain mo bang limá na ang anák niyá
With the way Jill looks would you ever think that she already has five kids?
Huwág mong akalain na hindî ko alám ang ginagawâ mo
Don't assume that I do not know what you're doing.
Nagtakbuhan silá nang kumilos ang inaka niláng patáy
They all ran when the one they presumed as dead moved.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ang inakala ng lahat ng nasa barko ay lulubog iyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763571 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everyone on the ship thought it was going to sink.

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How to pronounce akalain:

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Related Filipino Words:
akamag-akaAkala mo lang 'yun!
Related English Words:
mistakenly thinkconceiveconceivesconceivedconceivingthinkthoughtthinkingconsiderconsideredconsideringimageimaginedimaginingassumeassumingassumedtake into consideration
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