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TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈku.nin/

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish coja, from kuha +‎ -in

VerbEdit

kunin

  1. to take something by the hand
    Kinuha niya ang bag ko.
    He took my bag.
  2. to fetch
    Kinuha niya ang balde ng tubig.
    He fetched the pail of water.
  3. to grab
    Kinuha niya ang kamay ko.
    He grabbed my hand.
  4. to steal
    Kinuha niya ang wallet ko.
    He stole my wallet.

ConjugationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • kuhain
  • kuhanin