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

Definition for the Tagalog word hawakan:

hawakan  Play audio #7467Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to hold something; to hold on to something; to handle something

Verb conjugations of hawakan:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: hawakConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
hawakan  Play audio #7467
hinawakan  Play audio #18535
hináhawakan  Play audio #18536
háhawakan  Play audio #18537
Verb family:
humawak  |  
mahawakan  |  
makahawak  |  
maghawak  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Hawakan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Hawakan mo itó.
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Hold this.
Huwág mo akóng hawakan.
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Don't touch me.
Hinawakan ni John ang lapis.
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John held the pencil.
Hinawakan niyá ang libró.
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He held the book.
Puwede ko bang hawakan ang kamáy mo
May I hold your hand?
Hindî pa (ngâ) kitá hináhawakan nakikilitî ka na
I haven't even touched you yet and you're already feeling ticklish.
Háhawakan ni David ang mga préparasyón para sa class reunion natin
David will handle the preparations for our class reunion.
Kinilíg si Anna nang hinawakan siyá sa kamáy ng crush niyá
Anna felt a tingle of excitement when her crush held her hand.
Hinawakan niyá ang barandilya
He held on to the railing.
Hinawakan ni Mary ang lapis at sumulat siyá.
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Mary held the pencil and wrote.

User-submitted Example Sentences:
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba. These are usually correct, but may occasionally have errors.
Hawakan mo ang kandila.
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Hold the candle.

Pwede kong hawakan ang buhok mo?
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Can I touch your hair?

Hawakan mo nang mahigpit ang raketa.
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Hold the racket tight.

Hawakan ang bola nang parehong kamay.
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Hold the ball in both hands.

Mahigpit niyang hinawakan ang kamay ko.
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She held on to my hand tightly.

Huwag mo nang hawakan itong bote kailanman!
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Don't touch this bottle ever again!

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Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:hawakán  Play audio #18534Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  handle

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How to pronounce hawakan:

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Related Filipino Words:
hawakhawakánmaghawakhumawakmahawakanmakahawaknakahawakháwak-hawakmagkahawak ang mga kamáymapahawak
Related English Words:
hold on toholdheldholdinghandlehandledhandling
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