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

Definition for the Tagalog word kapitan:

kapitan  Play audio #25311Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to hold onto something; to stick onto something; to grasp onto something

Verb conjugations of kapitan:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: kapitConjugation Type: -An
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kapitan  Play audio #25311
kinapitan  Play audio #25312
kinakapitan  Play audio #25313
kakapitan  Play audio #25314
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This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kapitan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Kapitan mo ang ugát ng pu.
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Grasp the root of the tree.
Kapitan mo lang ang mga pangarap mo, Vijae. 
Just hold on to your dreams, Vijae.
Kapitan mo ang kamáy ko
Hold onto my hand.
Kinapitan si Mong ng ketong
Mong was stricken with leprosy.
Anó ang kinapitan niyá buhayin ang pamilya
What did he hold on to to provide for his family?
Kinapitan ng lintâ ang bintî ko
There was a leech attached to my leg!
Ang mga Banál na Kasulatán ang kinakapitan niyá
The Scriptures are her anchor.
Pagkain ang kinakapitan niyá kapág may problema siyá
She turns to food when she has a problem.
Madulás ang bagay na kinakapitan niyá
The thing he's grasping is slippery.
Nagháhanáp akó ng matibay na kakapitan
I'm looking for something solid to cling to.
Siyá ang la kong kakapitan
She will always be my anchor.
Alamín mo kung anó ang kakapitan at anó ang pawáwalán
Know what to hold on to and what to let go of.

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Nasaan ang kapitan ng barkong ito?
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Where is the captain of this ship?

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2:kapitán  Play audio #13770Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  captain

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