The Tagalog word ni is placed before names. It can be translated as ‘of’ in certain contexts.
The simplest, easiest way to say “Let’s…” in Tagalog is to use the verb and then add tayo.
A more advanced way to say “Let’s…” in Tagalog is to conjugate the verb, then add tayo.
Nakaka- is a prefix, meaning it is put in front of words.
You can find nakaka- in front of Tagalog verbs.
Technically, it serves to “form causative statives and abilitatives.”
As a prefix, pala- may connote something done habitually.
Maging Magalang = Be Polite
When talking to people older than you, the easiest way to make your sentences polite is to add po, usually at the end.
This is not a standalone word, but a prefix.
The Tagalog word si is what grammarians call a “personal topic marker.”
In Tagalog, you use it in front of a proper name. It’s something you don’t need in English, but you must remember to use it in Tagalog!
Si Andrew ay matangkad.
Andrew is tall.