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

Definition for the Tagalog word alam:

alám  Play audio #2419Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  know; known; familiar; revealed; aware; conscious
[noun]  knowledge; something known

Root: alam
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
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.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Alam Example Sentences in Tagalog: (43)
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Nilinaw ni Amanda na walâ siyáng alám sa pangyayari.
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Amanda clarified that she had no idea about the event.
Itanóng mo kay John at bakâ alám niyá.
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Ask John as he might know it.
Hindî ko alám ang isásagót ko sa iyó.
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I don't know what answer to give you.
Alám kong mahirap labanan ang galit
I know that anger is hard to resist.
Alám mo ba kung sinong nagsumbóng sa iyó?
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Do you know who told on you? / Do you know who tattled on you?
Tiyakín mong alám mo ang sinasabi mo
Make sure that you know what you're talking about.
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?
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Would you know how to answer this?
Hindî ko alám na idinaos na palá ang kasál nilá.
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I didn't know they got married.
Hindî ko alám kung sino ang tatapos nitó.
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I don't know who will finish this.
Alám kong mahirap taluhin si Ariella. 
I know that it's difficult to defeat Ariella.
Kung alám niyá, bakit hindî niyá pinípigilan itó
If she knows, why doesn't she prevent it?
Alám mo bang tugtugín ang Chopsticks sa piano?
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Do you know how to play Chopsticks on the piano?
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.
Alternate spelling(s):
lm, elam
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How to pronounce alam:

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Related Filipino Words:
malamanwaláng pakéWalá kang pakialám!alamínpakialamánhindí ko alámpakialámalám kokinalamanAnóng pakí mo?!
Related English Words:
consciousawareknowledgeknownknowrevealedsomething knownfamiliar
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