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

Definition for the Tagalog word magtagal:

magtagál  Play audio #9850Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to take long (time); to last long; to tarry

Verb conjugations of magtagal:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: tagalConjugation Type: Mag-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magtagál  Play audio #9850
nagtagál  Play audio #19274
nagtátagál  Play audio #19275
magtátagál  Play audio #19276
Verb family:  tumagál ,  
,  tagalán ,  matagalán
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Example Sentences Available Icon Magtagal Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Hindî nagtagál, naghiwaláy ang mag-asawa.
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After a while, the married couple separated.
Huwág tayong magtagál dito
Let's not stay too long here.
Magtagál kayâ itóng murang cell phone na nabilí ko
I wonder if this cheap cell phone that I bought would last long.
Nagtátagál si Alice ng mga tatlóng buwán sa America kapág pumúpuntá siyá doón
Alice stays for about three months in America when she goes there.
Mas nagtátagál si Julie sa loób ng bookstore kaysa sa supermarket. 
Julie stays longer inside a bookstore than in a supermarket.
Tumirá akó sa California at sa New York, pero sa California akó nagtagál
I lived in California and New York, but it was in California that I stayed long.
Magtátagál pa kayâ ang ulán
Would the rain still continue for some time?
Hindî magtátagál at mag-aaway ang dalawáng batang iyán
It won't take long before those two kids will quarrel.
Kung hindî ka magtátagál sa loób ng mall, híhintayín na lang kitá dito sa labás
If you won't take long inside the mall, I'll just wait for you here outside.
Hindî na magtátagál ang buhay ng lola kong may sakít
My sick grandma does not have much time left to live.
Nagtátagál lang ng mga sampúng minutong mainit ang pagkain
The food only stays warm for about ten minutes.

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How to pronounce magtagal:

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Related Filipino Words:
tagálmatagálgaano katagáltumagálpatagalíntagalánmatagál-tagálmatagalánpinakamatagálpagpápatagál
Related English Words:
take longtake a long timetakes longtook longtaking longlast longlasts longlasted longlasting longtarrytarriestarriedtarrying
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