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

Definition for the Tagalog word hulihin:

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[verb]  to catch someone/something; to seize something; to capture someone/something; to take someone into custody; to apprehend someone; to arrest someone

Verb conjugations of hulihin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: huliConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
hulihin  Play audio #8896
hinuli  Play audio #23566
hinuhuli  Play audio #23567
huhulihin  Play audio #23568
Verb family:
mahuli  |  
mahulihán  |  
manghuli  |  
makahuli  |  
humuli  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Hulihin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Hulihin mo ang paruparó.
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Catch the butterfly.
Hinuli si John ng mga pulís.
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John was apprehended by the police.
Sa ilog nilá hinuhuli ang mga isdáng itó.
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They catch these fish in the river.
Huhulihin ko si Bill kung nagsasabi siyá ng totoó.
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I will entrap Bill to see if he's telling the truth.

User-submitted Example Sentences:
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Hulihin si Tom.
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Catch Tom.

Hinuli si Tom bilang isang suspek sa krimen.
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Tom was arrested as a suspect in a criminal case.

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How to pronounce hulihin:

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Related Filipino Words:
hulíhulimahulinahulímahulísa hulímanghuliihulíhumulipanghuli
Related English Words:
arrestarrestsarrestedarrestingcatchcatchescaughtcatchingseizeseizedseizesseizingcapturecapturescapturedcapturingtake into custodytook into custodycatch someonecatch somethingseize somethingcapture someonecapture somethingtake someone into custodyapprehendapprehendsapprehendedapprehendingapprehend someone
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