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: (113)
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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.
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?
May nagáganáp na páligsahan sa loób ng auditorium.
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There is a competition going on inside the auditorium.
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:

Play audio #8282
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Related Filipino Words:
mayroónmeronsa may
Related English Words:
hashadhavehavingthere isthere are
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