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

Definition for the Tagalog word hikayatin:

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[verb]  to persuade someone; to cajole someone

Verb conjugations of hikayatin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: hikayatConjugation Type: -In Verb
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Verb family:
mahikayat  |  
humikayat  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Hikayatin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Sino ang hinikayat mong pumuntá rito?
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Whom did you persuade to come here?
Hikayatin mo siyáng isabuhay ang mga isinulat mo
Encourage him to apply what he wrote.
Hikayatin mo ang anák mo na tularan ang taong mabuti
Encourage your child to emulate a good person.
Hikayatin mo si Cyrus na ipahayág ang natutuhan niyá
Persuade Cyrus to express what he learned.
Hinikayat akó ni Alden na piliin ang ta
Alden encouraged me to choose what is right.
Hinikayat nilá akóng magbakasyón sa probínsiya
They cajoled me into taking a vacation in the province.
Hiníhikayat siyá ni Olive na sumali sa dulaan
Olive encourages him to join the play.
Hiníhikayat ko silá na mahalín at patawarin ang isá't isá
I'm encouraging them to love and forgive each other.
Hiníhikayat si Jerry na magíng matapát kay Queenie. 
Jerry is persuaded to be faithful to Queenie.
Híhikayatin ni Gerardo si Zaida na manoód ng pelíkulá
Gerardo will persuade Zaida to watch a movie.
Kailán híhikayatin ni James si Mar na sumama sa biyahe nilá sa Taiwan? 
When will James cajole Mar into joining their Taiwan trip?
Híhikayatin kong kumain ng gulay si Bonbon. 
I will persuade Bonbon to eat vegetables.
Hinikayat akóng pangalanan ang mga kasabwát sa krimén
I was convinced to name the accomplices to the crime.

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