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alamin

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

Definition for the Tagalog word alamin:


alamín  Play audio #18274Save to Flash Cards
[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 Focus Icon Object   Root: alamConjugation Type: -In Verb
Infinitive:
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
Infinitive:
alamín  Play audio #18274
Past:
inalám  Play audio #18275
Present:
ináalám  Play audio #18276
Future:
áalamín  Play audio #18277
Verb family:
malaman  |  
alamín
 |  
makaalám  |  
Usage Note Icon 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.

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Alamin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Alamín mo kung dumatíng na siyá.
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Find out if he's arrived.
Sino siyá? Alamín mo ngâ kung sino siyá.
Play audio #30160 Play audio #30161
 
Who is she? Please find out who she is.
Inalám ko na kung sino silá.
Play audio #30162 Play audio #30163
 
I already found out who they are.
Alamín natin.
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Let's find out.
Huwág mo nang alamín.
Play audio #30164 Play audio #30165
 
Don't stick your nose into it anymore.
Teka, áalamín ko sa kanya.
Play audio #30177 Play audio #30178
 
Wait, I will inquire from him.
Alamín mo kung anó ang iyóng magagawâ para sa kanyá.
Play audio #30166 Play audio #30167
 
Find out what you can do for him. / See what you can do for him.
Sa ngayón ay ináalám pa ng pulisya ang motibo ng pagpatáy sa bíktima.
Play audio #30168 Play audio #30169
 
For now, the police are still ascertaining the motive for the murder of the victim.
Gustó mo bang alamín natin ang mga pangalan nilá?
Play audio #30174 Play audio #30175
 
Would you like us to find out their names?
Bakit ngayón mo lang ináalám ang mga pangalan nilá?
Play audio #30170 Play audio #30171
 
Why are you only now finding out their names?
Alamín mo kung anó ang kakapitan at anó ang pawáwalán
Know what to hold on to and what to let go of.
Sinisikap ni Lorraine na alamín ang kondisyón ng asawa niyá
Lorraine is trying to find out about her husband's condition.
Inalám ko sa kanyáng secretary kung anóng oras akó bábalík bukas.
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I inquired from his secretary the time I should come back tomorrow.
Mahirap alamín kung anó ang nasa isip ni Mary, pero áalamín ko 'yun pag nagkausap kamí
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:

ALAMIN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #18274
Markup Code:
[rec:18274]
Related Filipino Words:
alámmalamanWalá kang pakialám!hindí ko alámwaláng paképakialámalám kopakialamánpakéAnóng pakí mo?!
Related English Words:
knowget to knowfind outknewknowsknowingfound outfinding outfinds outfigurefigure outfiguresfiguredfiguringfigured outfigures outfiguring out
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