Definition for the Tagalog word malapit:
"Malapit ba ang bahay ninyó sa simbahan?" = Is your house close to the church?
"Mas malapit ang bahay namin sa panaderyá kaysa sa simbahan" = Our house is closer to the bakery than to the church.
"Malapit lang ba dito ang páaralán mo?" = Is your school near here/nearby?
"Huwág ka nang kumain ng biskwit at malapit na tayong magtánghalian" = Don't eat a biscuit anymore as we're just about to have lunch.
"Si Paul at si Mary ay malapit nang ikasál" = Paul and Mary are soon to be married.
"Tumahimik ka na at malapit na akóng mainís sa iyó" = Stop talking already as I am about to get irritated with you.
"Saán ang pinakamalapit na ospitál dito?" = Where's the nearest hospital here?
"Si Alice ay malapit na kamag-anak ni Peter" = Alice is a close relative of Peter.
"Nang nakatapos siláng kumain, malapit nang magsará ang restaurant" = By the time they finished eating, the restaurant was already about to close.
"Malapit na ang birthday mo, di ba?" = Your birthday is coming soon, isn't it?
Malapít-lapít = relatively close
"Ang bahay ni Tom ay malapít-lapít sa opisina niyá" = Tom's house is relatively close to his office.
"Sa pakiramdám ni Bob, malapít-lapít na siyáng tumamà sa lotto" = Bob feels that he's somewhat close to winning the lotto.
Malapitan = up-close
"Nakita ni Beth ang kanyáng paboritong artista nang malapitan kahapon" = Beth saw her favorite actor up-close yesterday.
"Si James ay mukháng guwapo sa malayo, pero ibáng usapan na pag malapitan" = James looks handsome from afar, but it's a different story already when up-close.
Malapit Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Nagtayô ng bagong
mall malapit sa bahay namin
A new mall was built near our place.
It's about to finish / end.
Malapit nang lumitáw ang araw
The sun is about to appear.
Malapit nang lumipád ang eroplano
The plane is about to take off.
Malapit nang maubusan ng
cell phone ko
My cell phone is about to die.
Malapit na tayo sa eskwela
We are close to the school now.
Bakit pa kayó lumayô
, may mas malapit namáng
Why did you still have to go far, there's a closer mall to here.
Malapit na akóng matapos sa ginagawâ ko
I'm just about to finish with what I'm doing.
Balità ko magtatayô ng dormitoryo na malapit sa páaralán namin
I heard that they will put up a dormitory near our school.
Malapit nang maubos ang pasénsiyá ko sa iyó
I'm about to run out of patience with you.
Maghandâ ka na at malapit na tayong umalís
Get ready now as we are about to leave.
Alternate spelling(s): malalapitAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related English Words:closenearnearby
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