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

Definition for the Tagalog word sikapin:

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[verb]  to try for something; to strive for something

Verb conjugations of sikapin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: sikapConjugation Type: -In Verb
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Contemplated (Future):
sikapin  Play audio #12712
sinikap  Play audio #19644
sinisikap  Play audio #19645
sisikapin  Play audio #19646
Verb family:
magsikap  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Sikapin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Hilíng ni Lisa na sikapin kong magíng mas mapagbigáy.
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Lisa's wish is that I strive to be more generous.
Sinikap kong magíng mapagpasénsiyá.
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I made an effort to be patient.
Sinikap ni Gary na mapangitî si Patrick.
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Gary strived to make Patrick smile.
Sinisikap mo ba talagá ang magíng mapagkumbabâ?
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Are you really striving to be humble?
Sikapin mong makakuha ng mataás na marká sa klase
Strive to earn a high mark in class.
Sabi niyá, sikapin ko raw magkamít ng mga parangál
She said I should strive to earn awards.
Sinikap mo bang makontak ang mga magulang ni Nelia? 
Did you make an effort to contact Nelia's parents?
Sinisikap kong alagaan ang aking kalusugan
I am striving on taking care of my health.
Sinisikap ni Lorraine na alamín ang kondisyón ng asawa niyá
Lorraine is trying to find out about her husband's condition.
Sisikapin kong tumupád sa pangako
I will strive to fulfill my promise.
Sisikapin mo bang kilalanin ang mga kaibigan ko
Will you try to get to know my friends?
Sisikapin ng aking mga estudyante na magíng masipag
My students will strive to be industrious.

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