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

Definition for the Tagalog word tawagin:

tawagin  Play audio #8447Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to call on someone; to call out to someone (who is nearby); to hail someone; to be called something

Verb conjugations of tawagin:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: tawagConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
tawagin  Play audio #8447
tinawag  Play audio #19755
tinatawag  Play audio #19756
tatawagin  Play audio #19757
Verb family:  tumawag ,  magtawág ,  itawag ,  
,  tawagan ,  matawag ,  ipatawag ,  mapatawag ,  magtawagan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"tawagin" typically means "to call out (to somebody)" by voice. If you want to use a verb to "call somebody on the phone," use "tawagan" instead.

String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Tawagin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Tinawag ko ang asawa ko.
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I called out to my wife.
Tawagin mo lang akó kung kailangan mo akó.
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Just call me if you need me.
Tawagin mo na ang papa mo at kakain na tayo.
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Call your dad now as we are already about to eat.
Tinawag mo ba akó?
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Did you call out to me?
Sino ang tinatawag mo?
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Whom are you calling out to?
Bakit mo siyá tinatawag?
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Why are you calling out to him?
Bakit mo akó tinatawag?
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Why were you calling out to me?
Mulâ ngayón tatawagin na kitáng "Honey Bun".
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From now on I'll call you "Honey Bun".
Púpuntá na tayo sa Dona Remedios Trinidad, o tinatawag na DRT. 
We now will go to Dona Remedios Trinidad, also called DRT.
Itóng prutas na itó ang tinatawag na langkâ.
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This fruit is what is called jackfruit.
Tatawagin na lang kitá kapág handâ na ang hapunan.
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I'll just call you when supper is ready.
Tatawagin pa ba kitá tuwíng oras nang kumain?
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Do I still have to call out to you every mealtime?

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