Definition for the Tagalog word alamin:
alam ín [verb] to find out something; to figure out something; to know something *Note: focus on the thing known/to be known
Verb conjugations of alamin:
Focus: Object Root: alam Conjugation Type:
This verb does not have a standard subject-focused verb counterpart', i.e., there are no such words like "umalam" or "mag-alam". Maybe that's because knowing is always focused on the thing to be known.
Usage Note: "Alamin" is not used when its focus is on a named or known person. "Kilalanin" is used instead because this word suggests knowing more about the person than just his/her name.
Alamin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Alam ín mo kung dumat íng na siy á
Find out if he's arrived.
S ino siy á
Alam ín mo ng â kung s ino siy á
Who is she? Please find out who she is.
Inal ám ko na kung s ino sil á
I already found out who they are.
Don't stick your nose into it anymore.
áalam ín ko sa kanya
Wait, I will inquire from him.
Alam ín mo kung an ó ang iy óng mag agaw â p ara
Find out what you can do for him. / See what you can do for him.
Sa ngay ón ay in áal ám pa ng pul isya ang mot ibo ng pagpat áy sa b íktima
For now, the police are still ascertaining the motive for the murder of the victim.
Gust ó mo bang alam ín n atin ang mga pang alan nil á
Would you like us to find out their names?
B akit ngay ón mo lang in áal ám ang mga pang alan nil á
Why are you only now finding out their names?
Inal ám ko sa kany áng
kung an óng oras ak ó b ábal ík b ukas
I inquired from his secretary the time I should come back tomorrow.
Mah irap alam ín kung an ó ang n asa isip ni
p ero áalam ín ko 'yun pag nagkausap kam í
It's difficult to figure out what's on Mary's mind, but I will try to figure that out when we get the chance to talk.
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Related Filipino Words:
al ám mal aman wal áng pak é Wal á kang pakial ám! pakialam án hind í ko al ám pakial ám al ám ko An óng pak í mo?! kinal aman
Related English Words:
know get to know find out knew knows knowing found out finding out finds out figure figure out figures figured figuring figured out figures out figuring out
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