Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word makipag-usap in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word makipag-usap:

makipag-usap  Play audio #23100Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to talk with; to converse with; to communicate with
*Note: focus on actor who is talking

Verb conjugations of makipag-usap:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: usapConjugation Type: Makipag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makipag-usap  Play audio #23100
nakipag-usap  Play audio #23101
nakíkipag-usap  Play audio #23102
makíkipag-usap  Play audio #23103
Verb family:
pag-usapan  |  
makausap  |  
kausapin  |  
mag-usap  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Makipag-usap" typically indicates the actor is [b]initiating[/b] the discussion with the person being talked to. Ex: "John talked to Mary," where John is the initiator of the discussion. This is different than "mag-usap" which indicates two people are having a discussion only.

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Makipag-usap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Nakíkipag-usap si Peter kay Paul.
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Peter is talking with Paul.
Ayokong makipag-usap sa iyó.
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I don't want to talk to you.
Nagseselos akó kapág nakíkipag-usap ang ibáng tao sa mga kaibigan ko!
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I get jealous when others talk with my friends!
Nakipag-usap akó sa coordinator kanina
I talked with the coordinator earlier today.
Nakíkipag-usap si Mary kahit kanino
Mary talks with anyone.

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