Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word alam.

Definition for the Tagalog word alam:

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[adjective]  know; known; familiar; revealed; aware; conscious
[noun]  knowledge; something known

Root: alam
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Alám is used to indicate one knows a fact or piece of information. Marunong on the other hand is used to indicate one knows how to do something.

Example Sentences Available Icon Alam Example Sentences in Tagalog: (39)
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Aka ko bibisita lang si Ann sa kapatíd niyá sa America. Hindî ko alám na tuluyan na palá siyáng doón títirá
I thought Ann was just going to visit her sibling in America. I did not know that she would already live there eventually.
Hindî ko alám kung dumatíng na si James. 
I don't know if James has arrived.
Hindî ko alám kung dádaló akó sa seminar. 
I don't know if I will attend the seminar.
Nilinaw ni Amanda na walâ siyáng alám sa pangyayari
Amanda clarified that she had no idea about the event.
Hindî ko alám kung anó ang tinutukoy mo
I don't know what you're referring to.
Itanóng mo kay John at bakâ alám niyá
Ask John as he might know it.
Hindî ko alám ang isásagót ko sa iyó
I don't know what answer to give you.
Alám mo ba kung sinong nagsumbóng sa iyó
Do you know who told on you? / Do you know who tattled on you?
Alám kong si Liza ang pagmúmulán ng kaguluhan
I know that Liza will be the source of chaos.
Alám mo bang kantahín ang "Happy Birthday" sa Tagalog
Do you know how to sing "Happy Birthday" in Tagalog?
Hindî ko alám kung anóng grupo ang kabíbilangan ko
I don't know which group I belong to.
Hindî alám ng mga polítikó na maitatalâ sa kasaysayan ang ginawâ nilá.
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The politicians have no idea that their actions will be written in history.
Alám mo bang sagutín itó
Would you know how to answer this?
Hindî ko alám na idinaos na palá ang kasál nilá
I didn't know they got married.
Hindî alám ni Neneng kung alíng simbahan ang sásalihan niyá
Neneng didn't know which church she should go to.
Alternate spelling(s):
lm, elam
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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Related Filipino Words:
malamanwaláng pakéalamínWalá kang pakialám!pakialamánAnóng pakí mo?!pakialámalám kohindí ko alámkinalaman
Related English Words:
consciousawareknowledgeknownknowrevealedsomething knownfamiliar
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