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

Definition for the Tagalog word may:


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[pseudo-verb]  have; has; there is; there are

Root: may
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"May" is a pseudo-verb to show possession, or to state the existence of something. "May" is never conjugated.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon May Example Sentences in Tagalog: (122)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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May reservation akó
I have a reservation.
May libró sa mesa
There's a book on the table.
May tao sa labás ng pintô
There's someone outside the door.
May masamâ ba
Is there something wrong?
May mga anák silá
They have children.
May hiníhintáy lang akó.
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I'm just waiting for someone / something.
May púpuntahán lang akó.
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I just have to go somewhere.
May ginagawâ ka ba?
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Are you doing something? / Do you have something you're doing?
Sandalî lang. May tinatapos lang akó.
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Just a moment. I'm just finishing something.
Nakakainís! May exam na namán kamí bukas.
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How annoying! We have an exam again tomorrow.
May pera din silá
They have money too.
May nagnakaw ng bag ni Wendy. 
Someone stole Wendy's bag.
May naiiwan pang mantsá sa damít mo.
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There's still a stain left on your clothes.
Kúkumpirmahín ko lang, may gustó ka ba sa akin?
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I would just like to confirm, do you like me?
May nagbayad na ba ng membership fee?
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Has anyone paid the membership fee yet?

User-submitted Example Sentences (50):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
May welga.
Tatoeba Sentence #2091358 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a strike.


May aso siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2852078 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has a dog.


May nangyari.
Tatoeba Sentence #4554893 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Something happened.


May dumating.
Tatoeba Sentence #1681180 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Someone came.


May asukal ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1659737 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is there any sugar?


May sakit ako!
Tatoeba Sentence #3275512 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm sick!


May mapa ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #3243859 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you have a map?


May nakita ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361348 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I saw something.


Sinong may alam?
Tatoeba Sentence #5214299 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who knows?


May saging tayo.
Tatoeba Sentence #4650513 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We have bananas.


May saging kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #4650511 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We have bananas.


May pangsulat ka?
Tatoeba Sentence #5300855 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you have a pen on you?


May baso sa mesa.
Tatoeba Sentence #1875990 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a glass on the table.


May ginagawa sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #2810720 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They're busy.


Ako'y may ginagawa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2855103 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am busy.


May bahay sa burol.
Tatoeba Sentence #1748728 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a house on the hill.


Walang may pakialam.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214539 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody cares.


May diksyunaryo ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763635 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have a dictionary.


Sinong may pakialam?
Tatoeba Sentence #4554736 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who cares?


May klase ako bukas.
Tatoeba Sentence #5299972 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have class tomorrow.


May talong bang puti?
Tatoeba Sentence #2759154 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is there a white eggplant?


May gagawin ka bukas?
Tatoeba Sentence #2796364 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you free tomorrow?


May nararamdaman ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560138 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I feel something.


May lahing Hapon siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1853507 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is of Japanese ancestry.


May parti kami kagabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #1933286 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We had a party last night.


May ubo ka ba o sipon?
Tatoeba Sentence #8276502 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have you got cough or cold?


May nakatingin sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2937589 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Someone is watching you.


Nasaan ang may botika?
Tatoeba Sentence #1361304 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Where is there a drugstore?


May kuwan siya sa ano.
Tatoeba Sentence #1666744 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has something to do with the matter.


May sakit ang lola ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1499836 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My grandmother is sick.


Ayaw ko ng may asukal.
Tatoeba Sentence #1881251 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't want any sugar.


May oras para sa lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1650980 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a time for everything.


May iilang panulat ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #2946683 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have a few pens.


May sampung panulat ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #3599152 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have ten pens.


May koneksyon ang lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #6135210 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everything is connected.


May kambal ang nanay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #4104509 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My mother has a twin.


May dalawang kotse siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2785791 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has two cars.


May bangko sa balkonahe.
Tatoeba Sentence #3311908 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a bench on the balcony.


May tumatawag ng tulong.
Tatoeba Sentence #1364949 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Someone is calling for help.


May Picasso sa dingding.
Tatoeba Sentence #1804923 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a Picasso on the wall.


Nasaan ang may parmasya?
Tatoeba Sentence #1361307 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Where is there a drugstore?


May litrato sa dingding.
Tatoeba Sentence #1802464 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a picture on the wall.


May sinabi siya sa kanya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2810713 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She said something to him.


May gusto ka kay Tom, no?
Tatoeba Sentence #2806427 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're in love with Tom, aren't you?


Pakiramdam kong may mali.
Tatoeba Sentence #1839029 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I feel that something is wrong.


Ako'y may isang panaginip.
Tatoeba Sentence #3086291 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have a dream.


May konting tubig sa bote.
Tatoeba Sentence #1863566 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a little water in the bottle.


May pag-asa para sa lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1876188 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's hope for everybody.


May anino ba ang mga multo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2796354 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do ghosts have shadows?


May kaunting pera ako dito.
Tatoeba Sentence #3047596 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have a little money with me.


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Alternate spelling(s):
mey, me, meh, my
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce may:

MAY AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #8282
Markup Code:
[rec:8282]
Related Filipino Words:
mayroónmeronsa may
Related English Words:
hashadhavehavingthere isthere are
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