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

Definition for the Tagalog word alamin:

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[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:

Root: alamConjugation Type: -In VerbFocus:   Object
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
Verb family:  
,  malaman ,  makaalám
Usage Notes:
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)
Alamín mo kung dumatíng na siyáInspect sentence
Find out if he's arrived.
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Sino siyá? Alamín mo ngâ kung sino siyáInspect sentence
Who is she? Please find out who she is.
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Inalám ko na kung sino siláInspect sentence
I already found out who they are.
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Alamín natinInspect sentence
Let's find out.
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Huwág mo nang alamínInspect sentence
Don't stick your nose into it anymore.
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Teka, áalamín ko sa kanyaInspect sentence
Wait, I will inquire from him.
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Alamín mo kung anó ang iyóng magagawâ para sa kanyáInspect sentence
Find out what you can do for him. / See what you can do for him.
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Sa ngayón ay ináalám pa ng pulisya ang motibo ng pagpatáy sa bíktimaInspect sentence
For now, the police are still ascertaining the motive for the murder of the victim.
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Gustó mo bang alamín natin ang mga pangalan niláInspect sentence
Would you like us to find out their names?
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Bakit ngayón mo lang ináalám ang mga pangalan niláInspect sentence
Why are you only now finding out their names?
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Inalám ko sa kanyáng secretary kung anóng oras akó bábalík bukasInspect sentence
I inquired from his secretary the time I should come back tomorrow.
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Mahirap alamín kung anó ang nasa isip ni Mary, pero áalamín ko 'yun pag nagkausap kamíInspect sentence
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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How to pronounce alamin:

Related Filipino Words:
alámmalamanwaláng pakéWalá kang pakialám!paképakialamánhindí ko alámpakialámAnóng pakí mo?!alám ko
Related English Words:
knowget to knowfind outknewknowsknowingfound outfinding outfinds outfigurefigure outfiguresfiguredfiguringfigured outfigures outfiguring out
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