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

Definition for the Tagalog word kailangan:

kailangan  Play audio #4733Save to Flash Cards
[noun / pseudo-verb]  need; requirement; demand
[adjective]  obligatory; requisite; essential

Root: kailangan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
If you need this verb to have tense/aspect, use the verb "kailanganin."

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This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kailangan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (85)
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Kailangan ko ng payo
I need some advice.
Kailangang matapos natin itó.
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We need to finish this / round this off.
Kailangang umalís na akó.
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I have to leave now. / I have to go now.
Kailangang tiisín mo ang sakít.
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You have to endure the pain.
Walâ akóng kailangang ipáliwanag.
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I have nothing to explain.
Kailangan kong lagdaán ang kontrata.
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I need to sign the contract.
Hindî mo kailangang magbayad.
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You don't need to pay.
Kailangang mabatíd ng magulang ang kalagayan ng anák nilá sa páaralán.
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The parents need to know the situation of their child in school.
Kailangan masunód natin ang utos ng amo natin.
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We have to follow the order of our boss.
Kailangan nating magta.
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We need to hide.
Kailangang magkasya sa bag ang mga libró ko.
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My books should fit in the bag.
Kailangang matulóy ang party sa Biyernes.
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The party has to push through on Friday.
Kailangan nating bumoto.
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We must vote.
Kailangan mong aprubahán ang mga pagbabago.
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You need to approve the changes.
Kailangang maayos natin itó kaagád.
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We need to fix/settle this right away.
Alternate spelling(s):
kelangan, kaylangan
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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