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

Definition for the Tagalog word makain:

makain  Play audio #10546Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to be able to eat something Object Focus Icon Object Focus; to happen to eat something Object Focus Icon Object Focus

Verb conjugations of makain:

Root: kainConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makain  Play audio #10546
nakain  Play audio #23287
nakakain  Play audio #23288
makakain  Play audio #23289
Verb family:  kumain ,  magkaín ,  kainin ,  kainan ,  
,  makakain ,  makikain
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Makain Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Nakain mo ba yung tinapay na ibinigáy ko sa iyó?
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Were you able to eat the bread that I gave you?
Nasuká akó kahapon dahil sa nakain ko
I threw up yesterday because of what I ate.
Maglabás ka sa refrigerator ng makakain natin
Bring out something we can eat from the refrigerator.
Makakain mo ba lahát iyán
Would you be able to eat all of that?
Kumakayod si Ináy para may makain kamí
Mom is working hard to put bread on our table. / Mom is working hard for us to have something to eat.
Noóng gera walâ halos makain ang mga tao
During the war the people hardly had anything to eat.

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How to pronounce makain:

Play audio #10546
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Related Filipino Words:
kainkumainkaininhapág-kainánpagkainAnóng nakain mo?magkaínpakaininkainanmagpakain
Related English Words:
eateateneatingateable to eatable to eathappen to eat
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