Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word malapit.

Definition for the Tagalog word malapit:

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[adjective]  near; close

Root: lapit
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"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?

Related words:

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.

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Malapit nang matapos.
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It's about to finish / end.
Malapit nang lumitáw ang araw.
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The sun is about to appear.
Nagtayô ng bagong mall malapit sa bahay namin
A new mall was built near our place.
Malapit nang maubusan ng charge ang cell phone ko
My cell phone is about to die.
Malapit na akóng umiyák
I'm ready to cry.
Malapit nang lumipád ang eroplano
The plane is about to take off.
Malapit na tayo sa eskwela
We are close to the school now.
Malapit na akóng matapos sa ginagawâ ko.
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I'm just about to finish with what I'm doing.
Bakit pa kayó lumayô, may mas malapit namáng mall dito
Why did you still have to go far, there's a closer mall to here.
Malapit nang maubos ang pasénsiyá ko sa iyó
I'm about to run out of patience with you.
Bali ko magtatayô ng dormitoryo na malapit sa páaralán namin
I heard that they will put up a dormitory near our school.
Maghandâ ka na at malapit na tayong umalís
Get ready now as we are about to leave.
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