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

Definition for the Tagalog word batiin:

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[verb]  to congratulate someone; to greet someone; to comment about something Object Focus Icon Object Focus; to hail someone

Verb conjugations of batiin:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: batiConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
batiin  Play audio #7572
bina  Play audio #18321
binaba  Play audio #18322
babatiin  Play audio #18325
Verb family:
buma  |  
magbatián  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Batiin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Bina ka ba ni Mary?
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Did Mary greet / acknowledge you?
Bakit hindî mo akó binaba?
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Why aren't you acknowledging me?
Binaba kitá sa iyóng tagumpáy.
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I congratulate you on your success / victory.
Kung makasalubong mo si Lucy, huwág mong batiin
If you meet Lucy on the way, do not greet her.
Batiin mo John kasí kaarawán niyá ngayón
Greet John because it's his birthday today.
Bina mo na ba ang mga bagong kasál
Have you congratulated the newlyweds?
Bina ko ang suot ni Alice kasí masyadong maiksî
I commented on what Alice is wearing because it's too short.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ating batiin ang ating mga bisita.
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Let's greet our visitors.

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