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

Definition for the Tagalog word maging:

magíng  Play audio #19085Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to become; to be

Verb conjugations of maging:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Conjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magíng  Play audio #19085
nagíng  Play audio #19086
nagiging  Play audio #19087
magiging  Play audio #19088
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Note: Although the verb "maging" is conjugated in the same way as a MA- verb, there is no root for the verb. "Ging" is not a valid root. There are very few verbs in Tagalog that do not have a root, like maging.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Maging Example Sentences in Tagalog: (32)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Click/Tap an underline word to see its literal definitionClick or tap any underlined word to see a literal translation.
Nagíng bumbero ang pinsan ko.
Play audio #27336 Play audio #27337
My cousin became a fireman.
Mahirap magíng magulang.
Play audio #27367 Play audio #27368
It's difficult to be a parent.
Magiging mayaman silá.
Play audio #27338 Play audio #27339
They will become rich.
Si Bob ay magiging doktór.
Play audio #27340 Play audio #27341
Bob will become a doctor.
Magiging maayos ka.
Play audio #27342 Play audio #27343
You will be OK.
Gustó kong magíng gu.
Play audio #27350 Play audio #27351
I want to be a teacher.
Nagíng asúl ang langit.
Play audio #27348 Play audio #27349
The sky became blue.
Nagiging popular siyá.
Play audio #27346 Play audio #27347
He is becoming popular. / He is getting popular.
Nagiging masamâ ang panahón.
Play audio #27344 Play audio #27345
The weather is getting bad.
Bakit gustó mong magíng nars?
Play audio #27355 Play audio #27356
Why do you want to become a nurse?
Nagíng kapitbahay namin silá.
Play audio #27352 Play audio #27353
They were once our neighbors.
Mahirap magíng bulág.
Play audio #27357 Play audio #27358
It's difficult to go blind.
Pinayuhan akó ni Carrie na magíng maingat sa pagdedesisyón.
Play audio #33336 Play audio #33337
Carrie counseled me to weigh my decision carefully.
Nabuô ang tubig at nagíng yelo.
Play audio #27359 Play audio #27360
The water solidified and became ice.
Puwede ba magíng asawa ka?
Play audio #29194 Play audio #29195
Will you be my wife?
Alternate spelling(s):
mging, nging
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Join us! We are a free online community for Filipino / Tagalog language learners

How to pronounce maging:

Play audio #19085
Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
Related English Words:
becometo becomebecomingbecamebebeing
Feedback / Suggestions:
Did you find an error or do you know of an improvement for this entry? Please let us know, your feedback is very helpful!
Submit Suggestion »

Search DictionaryDCTNRY Text Search ToolTXTSEARCH