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

Definition for the Tagalog word manggaling:

manggaling  Play audio #7156Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to come from

Verb conjugations of manggaling:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: galingConjugation Type: Mang-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
manggaling  Play audio #7156
nanggaling  Play audio #23391
nanggagaling  Play audio #23392
manggagaling  Play audio #23393
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Manggaling Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Saán ka nanggaling?
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Where have you been?
Kanino nanggaling itó?
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From whom did this come from?
Saán ka manggagaling bukas.
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Where would you be coming from tomorrow?
Mahirap hulaan kung saán siyá nanggaling
It's difficult to surmise where she came from.
Húhulaan ko kung saán ka nanggaling / galing
Let me guess where you just came from.
Nanggagaling sa pu ko ang sinasabi ko sa iyó ngayón.
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What I am telling you now comes from my heart.
Dinádalhán ko silá ng tsokolate kapág nanggagaling akó sa Switzerland. 
I bring them chocolates whenever I come from Switzerland.
Madalás nahúhulí sa klase si Richard kasí nanggagaling pa siyá sa mala
Richard offen arrives late for class because he still comes from far away..
Hindî mo ba akó tátanungín kung saán akó nanggaling?
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Won't you ask me as to where I've been?
Bakit ka kung saan-saán nanggagaling
Why do you roam around?

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Saan ka nanggaling?
Tatoeba Sentence #2772557 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Where have you been?

Alam ko kung saan siya nanggaling.
Tatoeba Sentence #1715171 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I know where he comes from.

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How to pronounce manggaling:

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Related English Words:
come fromcame fromcoming from
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