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

Definition for the Tagalog word matukoy:

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[verb]  to identify something; to determine something; to be able to determine something

Verb conjugations of matukoy:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: tukoyConjugation Type: Ma-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
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Example Sentences Available Icon Matukoy Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Tulungan mo akóng matukoy ang mágnanakaw.
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Help me identify the thief.
Natukoy na ba ninyó kung sino ang sumi ng gamit ko?
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Have you already identified the person who destroyed my stuff?
Natutukoy ng pandiníg natin ang lakás, tinis, at tono ng tunóg
Our hearing enables us to determine loudness, pitch, and tone of a sound.
Hindî namin matukoy ang petsa ng pagdatíng ni Julie. 
We cannot determine the date of Julie's arrival.
Mahirap matukoy ang sakít ni Luis. 
It's difficult to diagnose (identify) Luis' disease.
Tiyakíng matutukoy mo ang katotohanan
Make sure to identify the truth.
Paano ko matutukoy ang katotohanan sa kasinungalingan
How can I distinguish between truth and lie?
Mabábawasan ang kabá mo kung matutukoy mo ang kinatátakutan mo
You can reduce your anxiety if you identify your fears.
Natukoy ni Miescher ang tinatawag ngayóng DNA. 
Miescher identified what we now call DNA.
Hindî natukoy ng madre ang eksaktong lokasyón ng ba
The nun wasn't able to determine the child's exact location.
Hindî pa nilá natutukoy ang halagá ng alahas ni Wennie. 
They have yet to determine the value of Wennie's jewelry.
Natutukoy ko kung anó ang malî sa sagót mo
I can tell what's wrong in your answer.
Natutukoy ng pandiníg natin ang lakás, tinis, at tono ng tunóg
Our hearing enables us to determine loudness, pitch, and tone of a sound.

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How to pronounce matukoy:

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Related English Words:
identifyidentifiesidentifiedidentifyingdeterminedeterminesdetermineddeterminingable to determin
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