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Tagalog synonyms

The Tagalog language has a vast number of synonyms. Synonyms can be created in a number of ways. One interesting way synonyms are made is by introduction of vocabulary from other languages. For example in English, tbecause of England’s history of being a conqueror and being conquered by foreign kingdoms, the language has absorbed vocabulary…

question words

Question Words

What – Ano e.g. “Ano ang pangalan mo?” (What is your name?) “Ano ang ginagawa niya?” (What is he/she doing?) Who – Sino e.g. “Sino ka ba?” (Who are you?) “Sino ba ang bagong guro?” (Who is the new teacher?) Whose – Kanino e.g. “Kanino ang kotse ito?” (Whose car is this?) “Kaninong bayad ito?”…

ang & ng

Subject (Ang) and Object (Ng) particles

Subject – the noun or pronoun that is the focus of the sentence Object – the noun or pronoun which the subject is acting upon In English, the subject is usually always the first noun or pronoun of a sentence. E.g. The boy ate the apple. ——-(S)         (V)         (O) As you can see, the…