pakialam

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paki-, prefix that denotes acting upon someone + alam (to know).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paki.ɐˈlam/ or IPA(key): /pakɛ.ɐˈlam/ (colloquial)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pakialam

  1. (literally) Getting to know.
  2. Concern; sympathy.
    May pakialam ako sa'yo dahil kaibigan kita.
    I have concern for you because you're my friend.
  3. Meddling.
    Ang kapal minsan ng pagpapakialam ng mga korporasyon sa news natin.
    The meddling of corporations on our news can be shrewd.

Verb[edit]

pakialam

  1. To meddle with.
    Pinakikialaman ang ginagawa ko
    Meddling with my work

See also[edit]