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

Definition for the Tagalog word sakyan:

sakyán  Play audio #9134Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to catch a ride on something (bus, car, etc.); to mount something (a horse, motorcycle, etc.); to play along with someone/something

Verb conjugations of sakyan:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: sakayConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
sakyán  Play audio #9134
sinakyán  Play audio #19623
sinásakyán  Play audio #19624
sásakyán  Play audio #19625
Verb family:
sumakáy  |  
makasakáy  |  
masakyán  |  
isakáy  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Sakyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Gustóng sakyán ng ba ang aso.
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The child wants to ride the dog.
Sinakyán ni Jose ang matikas na kabayo.
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Joseph rode an elegant horse.
Anóng sinakyán mo kanina?
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What/Which vehicle did you take earlier today?
Anó ang sinásakyán mo papuntá sa opisina?
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What do you take to go to the office?
Náaksidente 'yung sinásakyán naming bus kanina.
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The bus we were on earlier had an accident.
Sinakyán ni Ella ang bus papuntáng Baclaran.
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Ella took the bus to Baclaran.
Alín sa mga kotse mo ang mas madalás mong sinásakyán
Which one among your cars do you more often use?
May sásakyán ka bang ibá o gustó mong sumakáy na lang dito sa kotse ko?
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Do you have another ride or would you like to just ride here in my car?
Sakyán mo lang si John.
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Just play along with John.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Unang beses kong sakyan ang kabayo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1679395 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This is the first time I've ridden a horse.

Ang tren na aking sinakyan ay umalis sa Kyoto nang alas seis, at dumating sa Tokyo nang alas nwebe.
Tatoeba Sentence #2961316 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My train left Kyoto at six, and arrived in Tokyo at nine.

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Alternate spelling(s):
sakayan, sakiyan
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How to pronounce sakyan:

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Related English Words:
rideridesroderidingcatch a ridecaught a ridemountmountsmountedmounting
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