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

Definition for the Tagalog word humawak:

humawak  Play audio #7558Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to hold; to handle

Verb conjugations of humawak:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: hawakConjugation Type: -Um-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
humawak  Play audio #7558
humawak  Play audio #18585
humahawak  Play audio #18586
hahawak  Play audio #18587
Verb family:
hawakan  |  
mahawakan  |  
makahawak  |  
maghawak  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Humawak Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Humawak ka nang mabuti.
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Hold on firmly.
Humawak siyá nang mahigpít sa akin.
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She held on to me tightly.
Tumanggí siyáng humawak ng pala.
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He refused to take a spade in his hand.
Humawak siyá ng libró.
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He held a book.
Humawak siyá sa barandilya.
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She held onto the railing.
Hindî siyá marunong humawak ng pera.
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She doesn't know how to handle her finances well.

User-submitted Example Sentences:
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba. These are usually correct, but may occasionally have errors.
Huwag humawak ng kahit ano.
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Don't touch anything.

May humawak sa akin sa likod.
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Someone grabbed me from behind.

Maghugas ka ng kamay bago humawak ng pagkain.
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Wash your hands before you handle the food.

Humahawak siya ng isang sandok sa kanyang kaliwang kamay.
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She is holding a ladle with her left hand.

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How to pronounce humawak:

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Related Filipino Words:
hawakhawakanhawakánmaghawakmahawakanmakahawaknakahawakháwak-hawakmagkahawak ang mga kamáymapahawak
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