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ayaw

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

Definition for the Tagalog word ayaw:


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do not like, to dislike; to not want, do not want

Root: ayaw
Example Sentences Available Icon Ayaw Example Sentences in Tagalog: (55)
Ayaw ko ng sabáw
I don't like broth soup.
Bakit ayaw mo siyáng intindihín
Why don't you try to understand / want to mind her?
Ayaw mo bang magreklamo
Don't you want to complain?
Ayaw ni Kate na masaktán
Kate doesn't want to get hurt.
Ayaw nang gumana ng cellphone charger ko
My cellphone charger no longer works.
Bakit ayaw mo akóng bigyán
Why don't you want to give me one/some?
Ang dalawáng batang nag-aaway ay ayaw magpasawáy sa kaibigan nilá
The two kids fighting would not heed the admonishment/urging of their friend to stop.
Ayaw kong mawalâ ka
I don't want you to get lost/I wouldn't like to lose you.
Ayaw naming mapahiyâ sa kanilá
We don't want to be embarrassing to them.
Ayaw ni Paul na magbayad
Paul doesn't want to pay.
Ayaw bang sumakáy ni Mary sa kotse ni Peter? 
Didn't Mary want to ride in Peter's car?
Ayaw mo bang maniwa sa akin
Don't you want to believe me?
Ayaw ni Jane mag-asawa
Jane does not want to get married.
Ayaw kong maranasan mo ang naranasan ko
I don't want you to experience what I went through.
Ayaw mo ba akóng bigyán
Don't you want to give me one/some?
Ayaw mo bang gumalíng
Don't you want to get well?
Ayaw mo bang umamin
Don't you want to confess? (Of an offense or crime)
Ayaw kong madamay sa away ninyó
I don't want to get embroiled in your quarrel.
Ayaw kitáng masaktán
I wouldn't want to hurt you.
Ayaw kong magkamalî
I don't want to make a mistake / mistakes.
Ayaw mo bang humaráp sa kaniyá
Don't you want to face her?
Huwág mong bilhín kung ayaw mo
Don't buy it if you don't want to.
Ayaw pa ni Kate na mabuntís
Kate does not want to get pregnant yet.
Ayaw ko pang mamatáy
(I'm not doing that because) I don't want to die yet.
Dito ka lang kung ayaw mong mapahamak
Stay here if you don't want to be in danger.
Ayaw tumandâ ni Peter Pan. 
Peter Pan does not want to grow old.
Bakit ayaw mong ngumitî
Why don't you want to smile?
Tanggihán mo kung ayaw mo
Refuse it if you don't want it.
Tamád ang asawa ni Laura. Ayaw magtrabaho
Laura's husband is lazy. He doesn't want to work.
Sipain mo ang pintô kung ayaw bumukás
Kick the door if it won't open.
Bakit ayaw mong aminin
Why don't you want to admit it?
Ayaw ni Tom na manatili sa Chicago. 
Tom does not want to stay permanently in Chicago.
Sino ba ang ayaw yumaman
Who does not want to become rich?
Isinasama namin siyá pero ayaw niyá
We were asking him to come along but he didn't want to.
Ayaw magstárt ng kotse. (Taglish) 
The car won't start.
Tumanggí ka lang kung ayaw mo
Just refuse if you don't want to/it.
Ayaw mo bang tumayô
Don't you want to stand up?
Ang tumaták sa isip ni Tom ay ayaw mo sa kanyá
What got imprinted in Tom's mind is that you don't like him.
Ayaw ni John na magpatawad
John does not want to forgive. / John does not want a discount. (both meanings are possible depending on context)
Ayaw niláng tumulong sa atin
They don't want to help us.
Ayaw bang tanggapín ni Maggie ang regalo mo
Didn't Maggie want to accept your gift?
Ayaw kong magtampó sa iyo
I don't want to give you the silent treatment.
Ayaw kong pagtawanán nilá akó
I don't want them to laugh at my expense.
Pinapúpuntá nilá akó sa Japan pero ayaw ko
They were sending me to Japan but I didn't want to go.
Niya namin si Charles pero ayaw niyáng sumama
We invited Charles but he did not want to join us.
Pinagsásabihan siyá ng tatay niyá pero ayaw niyáng makiníg
His father admonishes him but he just won't listen.
Pinilit ko si Peter pero ayaw niyá talagáng sumama sa atin
I urged Peter but he really didn't want to come with us.
Walâ tayong magawâ kasí ayaw magpatulong ni Lucy. 
We can't do anything because Lucy does not want to be helped.
Bakit ayaw mo pang umuwî kahit gabí na
Why don't you want to go home yet even when it's already late (at night)?
Ayaw niyá akóng paniwalaan kahit totoó ang sinasabi ko
She did not want to believe me even if I was telling the truth.
Ayaw dumikít sa goma ng pandikít
The glue would not adhere to the rubber.
Ayaw ng nanay ni Claire na panoorín siyá ng TV habang gumagawâ siyá ng homework. 
Claire's mom does not want her to watch TV while doing her homework.
Ayaw ni Mary na mabanggít na break na silá ni Peter. 
Mary does not want it known that she and Peter already broke up.
Ayaw ng mga magulang ko na pagdaanan ko ang mga pinagdaanan nilá
My parents do not want me to experience the things they went through.
Ipamigáy mo na lang ang ibá mong mga laruán na malulu lang kasí ayaw mo na sa kanilá
Just give away some of your toys that will just get old because you don't like them anymore.

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ayokoayawánumayáwpag-ayáwpinakaayáw
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dislikedo not like
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