Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word tangkain.

Definition for the Tagalog word tangkain:

tangkaín  Play audioSave to Flash Cards
[verb]  to attempt something; to try to do something

Verb conjugations of tangkain:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: tangkaConjugation Type: -In Verb
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tangkaín  Play audio
Verb family:  magtangkâ ,  
,  pagtangkaán

Example Sentences Available Icon Tangkain Example Sentences in Tagalog: (16)
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Tinangkâ ni Pio na ligawan si Cathy. 
Pio attempted to woo Cathy.
Tinangkâ mo bang suhulan ang opisyál
Did you attempt to bribe the officer?
Tinangkâ akóng patayín ng mágnanakaw
The burglar tried to kill me.
Tinatangkâ niyáng tapusin ang proyekto
She's trying to finish the project.
Tinatangkâ ng mga lalaking patawanin ang isáng kaibigan
The guys are trying to make one of their friends laugh.
Tinatangkâ kong huwág umiyák
I try not to cry.
Tinatangkâ ni Alice na mágising nang maaga
Alice is trying to wake up earlier.
Tátangkaín kong makalabás ng bahay mámayáng gabí
I'll try to sneak out of the house tonight.
Tátangkaín niyáng taasán ang iskór sa pagsusulit
She will try to get a higher test score in the exam.
Hindî ko tátangkaíng subukin ang pasensiyá ng nanay ko
I won't dare to test my mother's patience.
Mahirap tangkaíng tumakas sa kulungan
It's difficult to attempt to escape prison.
Huwág mo nang tangkaín itó
Don't even try it.
Tangkaín mong maglakád mulâ Mayni papuntáng Bulacan. 
Try to walk from Manila going to Bulacan.
Tinangkâ niyáng magnakaw ng sapatos
She attempted to steal a pair of shoes.
Tinangkâ kong tumakbó nang matulin
I tried to run fast.

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