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

Definition for the Tagalog word may:

may  Play audioSave to Flash Cards
[pseudo-verb]  has; have; 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:

Example Sentences Available Icon May Example Sentences in Tagalog: (95)
Click / tap any word to see a literal translation.
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.
Play audio Play audio
I'm just waiting for someone / something.
May púpuntahán lang akó
I just have to go somewhere.
May ginagawâ ka ba?
Play audio Play audio
Are you doing something? / Do you have something you're doing?
Sandalî lang. May tinatapos lang akó
Just a moment. I'm just finishing something.
Nakakainís! May exam na namán kamí bukas
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 naáamóy ka bang parang nasusunog?
Play audio Play audio
Do you smell something (like it's) burning?
May gustó ka bang itanóng?
Play audio Play audio
Is there a question you'd like to ask?
Puwedeng lakarin pero may kalayuan.
Play audio Play audio
It's walkable but it's quite a distance.
Alternate spelling(s):
mey, me, meh, my
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Join us! We are a free online community for Filipino / Tagalog language learners

How to pronounce may:

Play audio
Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
mayroónmeronsa may
Related English Words:
hashadhavehavingthere isthere are
Feedback / Suggestions:
Did you find an error or do you know of an improvement for this entry? Please let us know, your feedback is very helpful!
Submit Suggestion »

Search DictionaryDCTNRY Search Example FinderEXAMPLES