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

Definition for the Tagalog word magkano:

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how much (money); Used to ask the price of something

Root: magkano
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Magkano" is the question "how much?" in English. Unlike its English equivalent though, it does not apply to non-countable things. It is only used to mean or to ask for the price of something. So, when the word is used alone, it would be clearly understood that the price of something is being asked.

When asking for the price of a number of things or a single piece out of a group of items, we sometimes use "magkakano" instead of just "magkano".

"Magkakáno/Magkano ang kape sa Starbucks?" = What are the prices/What is the price of coffee at Starbucks? - You may use either one of the question words, but "magkano" is like asking for the average price, while "magkakano" would suggest your interest in knowing about the range of prices

"Magkakáno/Magkano iyan/'yan?" = How much is that? - For example, if you are in a wet market and you see a vendor selling fish on a tray, if you'd use "magkakano", it will be understood that you're asking about the price of just one fish. If you are to use just "magkano", it might be understood that you're asking for the total price of the fishes in the tray.

You might hear "mágka-ano" and it might sound very similar to "magkano" except that the stress is on the first syllable. "Mágka-ano" is a word that indicates a relationship between 2 persons or things, but the nature of the relationship is unspecified ("ano" = what). It has nothing to do with price unless "ano" is specified as "presyo" (price), i.e., "magkapresyo" = of the same price (also, to be assigned a price).

String frequency indicator:

This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Magkano Example Sentences in Tagalog: (30)
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Magkano itó
How much is this?
Magkano ang sabón
How much is the soap?
Magkano iyán
How much is that?
Magkano ang upa
How much is the rent?
Magkano mo ibinebenta ang cellphone mo?
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How much are you selling your cellphone for?
Magkano ang ibinayad mo kay Anna?
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How much (money) did you pay Anna?
Magkano ang ibinigáy mo kay Jack?
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How much (money) did you give Jack?
Tátayahín namin kung magkano ang magagastos namin.
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We will figure out how much we will spend.
Magkano kayâ ang tinátanggáp niyáng suweldo.
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I wonder how much salary he is receiving.
Magkano ang kinikita mo sa isáng linggó?
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How much do you earn per week?
Magkano pa ang perang nátitirá sa pitaka mo
How much money is still left in your wallet?
Hindî ko alám kung magkano ang mailálabás ko
I don't know how much I can withdraw.
Magkano ang ginastá mo para sa bago mong sasakyán
How much did you spend for your new car?
Magkano ang kinita mo noóng isáng buwán
How much did you earn last month?
Magkano ang su
How much is the vinegar?
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How to pronounce magkano:

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Related English Words:
how muchwhat is the pricemuch
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