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

Definition for the Tagalog word ikaw:

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[pronoun]  you (second person singular); typically used when at the beginning of a sentence; a variant of the word "ka"

Root: ka
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Ikaw" is an actor focused version of "you" that is unique in that it is typically only used at the beginning of a sentence. Otherwise, you would use the more common "ka" actor focused version of "you". Both "ikaw" and "ka" have the same meaning.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Ikaw Example Sentences in Tagalog: (20)
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Ikáw ba ang nagtatalâ ng mga pangalan ng mga nawawaláng tao
Are you the one registering the names of the missing persons?
Ikáw mismo ang sumi ng pangalan mo.
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You yourself ruined your reputation.
Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin
Could you pay for me first?
Siguradong ikáw ang sisisihin ni Ellen. 
For sure Ellen will put the blame on you.
Ikáw ang nagpápatakbó ng buhay ko
You keep my life going.
Mawalâ na ang lahát, huwág lang ikáw
I could give up everything, except you.
Ikáw ba ang pumalít kay Jill? 
Are you the one who took over Jill's post?
Hindî ikáw ang minumura ko
It was not you I was swearing at.
Bastá ikáw
Anything for you! / I'll do anything for you!
Ikáw ba ay handâ na
Are you ready now?
O, sige, ikáw ang baha
Oh, all right, you're the one in charge.
Kung ikáw ang nasa kalagayan ko, hihinalain mo rin ba siyáng manloloko
If you were in my position, would you also suspect that he was a scammer?
Tátawagan ba kitá o ikáw ang tatawag sa akin?
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Shall I call you or would you be the one to call me?
Ipinalabás niláng ikáw ang may kasalanan
They made it appear that it was your fault.
Ikáw na naman!? 
You again!?
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How to pronounce ikaw:

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Related Filipino Words:
kaka baikáw ay
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