Verbs in Tagalog

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Tagalog verbs list below will help you learn common Tagalog verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Tagalog. For even more Tagalog verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Tagalog at the end of the page.

Basic Tagalog Verbs

to openbuksan (binuksan, binubuksan, bubuksan)
to closeisara (isinara, isinasara, isasara)
to situmupo (umupo, umuupo, uupo)
to standtumayo (tumayo, tumatayo, tatayo)
to knowalamin (inalam, inaalam, aalamin)
to thinkmag-isip (nag-isip, nag-iisip, mag-iisip)
to winmanalo (nanalo, nananalo, mananalo)
to losematalo (natalo, natatalo, matatalo)
to askmagtanong (nagtanong, nagtatanong, magtatanong)
to answersumagot (sumagot, sumasagot, sasagot)
to helptumulong (tumulong, tumutulong, tutulong)
to likegustuhin (ginusto, ginugusto, gugustuhin)
to kisshalikan (hinalikan, hinahalikan, hahalikan)
to eatkumain (kumain, kumakain, kakain)
to drinkuminom (uminom, umiinom, iinom)
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Tagalog Action Words

to takekumuha (kumuha, kumukuha, kukuha)
to putilagay (inilagay, inilalagay, ilalagay)
to findhanapin (hinanap, hinahanap, hahanapin)
to stealnakawin (ninakaw, ninanakaw, nanakawin)
to killpatayin (pinatay, pinapatay, papatayin)
to flylumipad (lumipad, lumilipad, lilipad)
to attackumatake (umatake, umaatake, aatake)
to defendipagtanggol (ipinagtanggol, ipinagtatanggol, ipagtatanggol)
to fallmahulog (nahulog, nahuhulog, mahuhulog)
to choosepumili (pumili, pumipili, pipili)
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Movements in Tagalog

to runtumakbo (tumakbo, tumatakbo, tatakbo)
to swimlumangoy (lumangoy, lumalangoy, lalangoy)
to jumptumalon (tumalon, tumatalon, tatalon)
to pullhilahin (hinila, hinihila, hihilahin)
to pushitulak (itinulak, itinutulak, itutulak)
to throwitapon (itinapon, itinatapon, itatapon)
to crawlgumapang (gumapang, gumagapang, gagapang)
to fightmakipaglaban (nakipaglaban, nakikipaglaban, makikipaglaban)
to catchsaluhin (sinalo, sinasalo, sasaluhin)
to rollgumulong (gumulong, gumugulong, gugulong)

Tagalog Business Verbs

to buybumili (bumili, bumibili, bibili)
to paymagbayad (nagbayad, nagbabayad, magbabayad)
to sellmagbenta (nagbenta, nagbebenta, magbebenta)
to studypag-aralan (pinag-aralan, pinag-aaralan, pag-aaralan)
to calltumawag sa telepono (tumawag sa telepono, tumatawag sa telepono, tatawag sa telepono)
to readbasahin (binasa, binabasa, babasahin)
to writeisulat (isinulat, isinusulat, isusulat)
to calculatekalkulahin (kinalkula, kinakalkula, kakalkulahin)
to measuresukatin (sinukat, sinusukat, susukatin)
to earnkitain (kinita, kinikita, kikitain)
to countbilangin (binilang, binibilang, bibilangin)
to scani-scan (ini-scan, inii-scan, i-scan-in)
to printmaimprenta (naimprenta, naiimprenta, maiimprenta)

Verbs in Tagalog

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Tagalog Vocabulary Books

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Learn Tagalog - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Tagalog word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Tagalog words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
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Tagalog Vocabulary Book

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