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

Definition for the Tagalog word dapat:

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[pseudo-verb]  should; should do; ought to; must; need
[adjective]  deserving; worthy; fitting; right; fit; qualified; supposedly

Root: dapat
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Dapat Example Sentences in Tagalog: (69)
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Dapat nang ipatupád ang pinirmahán niyáng kontrata.
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The contract that she signed must now be enforced.
Anó ang dapat kong gawín para hindî mahawa ng tubérkulosis?
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What should I do to prevent getting infected with tuberculosis?
Lahát tayo ay dapat sumunód sa batás.
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All of us must obey the law.
Dapat súsunód ka sa pátakarán ng iyóng páaralán.
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You should conform to the policies of your school.
Dapat bang manghi ang loób ko?
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Should I be disheartened?
Ang batás ay dapat ipinápatupád.
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The law should be enforced.
Bakit dapat mong iwasan magyabáng?
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Why should you avoid bragging?
Hindî tayo dapat mawalán ng pag-asa.
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We must not lose hope.
Hindî ko malaman kung anó ang dapat kong gawín.
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I don't know what I should do.
Dapat nating isagawâ ang recount.
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We should perform/do a recount.
Itinatakdâ ba ng kompanyá kung saán at kailán dapat kumain?
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Does the company limit our lunch to certain places and times?
Ang mga ba ay dapat matulog nang maaga.
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Children should sleep early.
Dapat matuto tayong magtipíd.
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We should learn how to economize.
Dapat ko bang asahan na matútupád ang sinabi mo?
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Should I expect that what you said will come true?
Dapat isailalim ang mga produktong karné sa isáng ínspeksiyón.
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The meat products should undergo an inspection.
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How to pronounce dapat:

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Related Filipino Words:
karápat-dapatnararapatkarapatánmarapatwalâng-karapatándí-nararapathindî dapat
Related English Words:
shouldsupposedlyought tomustneedfittingworthyshould do
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