paalam

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

paálam

  1. causative of álam

Interjection[edit]

paálam

  1. goodbye
    Paálam na.

Verb[edit]

paálam

  1. to warn or caution

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (To say goodbye; to ask for permission) IPA(key): /pɐʔˈaːlam/
  • (To let one know something) IPA(key): /pɐʔɐˈlam/

Noun[edit]

paalam

  1. One's goodbyes.

Interjection[edit]

paalam

  1. Goodbye.
    Hanggang sa muli, paalam!
    Until then, goodbye!

Verb[edit]

paalam (base: alam)

  1. To say goodbye.
    Gabi na, kaya kailangan ko na pong magpaalam dahil baka mag-alala na sila sa bahay.
    It's late, so I need to say goodbye now because they might worry about me at home.
  2. To ask for permission, especially with authoritative figures.
    Magpapaalam muna ako sa nanay ko; sana payagan niya akong sumama sa inyo sa gimik!
    I'll ask my mom first; I hope she'll let me join you guys for the trip!
  3. To let one know something.
    Ipaalam mo sa pulis ang nangyari, dali!
    Let the police know what had happened, hurry!