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

Definition for the Tagalog word gusto:

gustó  Play audio #1872Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to like; to want; to want to; to prefer
*Note: pseudo-verb

Root: gusto
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Deciding when to use "Gusto" or "Mahilig" can sometimes cause confusion for new students. "Gusto" expresses wanting something, or liking something, or approval, or a favorable opinion of something; while "mahilig" expresses fondness for something and often a desire to "do something" to the object of approval.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Gusto Example Sentences in Tagalog: (121)
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Gustó kong bumilí nitó.
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I would like to buy this / one of these.
Gustó kitáng makilala.
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I'd like to know you.
Anó ang gustó mong linawin kay Kathy?
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What do you want to clarify with Kathy?
Kúkumpirmahín ko lang, may gustó ka ba sa akin?
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I would just like to confirm, do you like me?
Oo, gustó kong mabigyán ng pera!
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Yes, I want to to be given money!
Gustó mo bang maiwan?
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Would you like to stay / be left behind?
Gustó mo bang lumabás?
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Would you like to go out (socially)?
Gustó niyáng maratíng ang tuktók ng Mt. Fuji.
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He wants to be able to reach the top of Mt. Fuji.
May gustó ka bang itanóng?
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Is there a question you'd like to ask?
Gustó ng ibon na makawalâ sa kaniyáng kulungan.
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The bird wants to fly out of its cage.
Gustó mo na bang umuwî?
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Would you like to go/come home now?
Gustó mo talagáng malaman?
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Do you really want to know?
Anóng gustó mong inumín?
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What would you like to drink?
Gustó kong magpatuloy ang aking paninilbihan.
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I want my service to continue.
Gustó kong masiguro kung ilán ang dádatíng.
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I want to make sure how many will come.
Alternate spelling(s):
gsto, gustu
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce gusto:

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