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.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Alam Example Sentences in Tagalog: (76)
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Hindî ko alám kung dumatíng na si James.
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I don't know if James has arrived.
Hindî ko alám kung dádaló akó sa seminar.
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I don't know if I will attend the seminar.
Tatayâ siyá nang malakí dahil alám niyáng mananalo siyá.
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He will bet big because he knows he will win.
Nilinaw ni Amanda na walâ siyáng alám sa pangyayari.
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Amanda clarified that she had no idea about the event.
Hindî ko alám kung anó ang tinutukoy mo.
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I don't know what you're referring to.
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.
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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.
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Make sure that you know what you're talking about.
Alám kong maeenjóy mo ang gágawín natin.
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I know you will enjoy what we're about to do.
Hindî ko alám kung anóng grupo ang kabíbilangan ko.
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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?
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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.
Alternate spelling(s):
lm, elam
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce alam:

Play audio #2419
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Related Filipino Words:
malamanWalá kang pakialám!hindí ko alámwaláng paképakialámalám kopakialamánalamínpakéAnóng pakí mo?!
Related English Words:
consciousawareknowledgeknownknowrevealedsomething knownfamiliar
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