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

Definition for the Tagalog word makatingin:

makatingín  Play audio #27034Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to be able to look

Verb conjugations of makatingin:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: tinginConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makatingín  Play audio #27034
nakatingín  Play audio #27035
nakákatingín  Play audio #27036
makákatingín  Play audio #27037
Verb family:
tingnán  |  
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Makatingin Example Sentence in Tagalog:
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Mapápansín mong nagsísinungalíng si Tom kasí hindî siyá makakatingín sa iyó nang diretso
You would notice that Tom is lying because he wouldn't be able look you in the eye.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
May nakatingin sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2937589 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Someone is watching you.

Ako ay kumikindat sa kanya, pero hindi siya nakatingin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2802087 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am winking at him, but he's not looking.

Kung makatingin ang asong ito sa akin ay parang nais niya akong kainin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842506 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This dog is staring at me as if it wanted to eat me.

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How to pronounce makatingin:

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Related Filipino Words:
tingíntingnánpagtingíntumingínpaningínpatingínnakatingínmagpatingín sa doktórmapatingínmagtinginan
Related English Words:
lookslookslookedlookingable to look
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