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

Definition for the Tagalog word kumaway:

kumawáy  Play audio #11218Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to wave

Verb conjugations of kumaway:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: kawayConjugation Type: -Um-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
kumawáy  Play audio #11218
kumawáy  Play audio #11218
Verb family:
kawayán  |  
There is not enough data for this entry to determine if it is more common in formal or casual speech.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kumaway Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
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Kinawayán ko si Diana, at kumawáy rin siyá
I waved at Diana, and she waved back.
Kumawáy si Jane sa kaniyáng mga kaklase
Jane waved to her classmates.
Kailán lálabás ang Papa para kumawáy sa mga tao?
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When will the Pope appear to wave at the crowd?

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Kumaway si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214357 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom waved.

Sino ang batang babaeng iyon na kumakaway sa iyo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2815909 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who is that girl waving to you?

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