KAY

pang-ukol na ginagamit sa pagtukoy sa pangalan ng tao

Ang salitang ito ay pang-ukol.
This word is a preposition.

kay
for, to, towards


The word kay is used in front of personal names.

Kay Ana.
To Ana.

Pakibigay mo ito kay Ana.
Please give this to Ana.

Itanong mo kay Kris.
Ask Chris.

It is used often in literary works such as in the poem Kay Inay.

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MUTA

maputing bagay na natitipon sa mata kung natutulog

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‘When’ in Tagalog

Kailan?
When?

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Common Tagalog Adjectives

Mga Pang-Uri
Adjectives

Ang pang-uri ay nagbibigay-turing sa pangngalan o panghalip.
An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun.

Mga Magkasalungat na Salita
Antonyms (Words Having Opposite Meanings)

Mga Halimbawa ng Magkakasalungat na Salita
Examples of Antonyms

bago : new
luma : old

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SAPAW

This word has many meanings. The most current is given below.

sapaw
overshadow

sapaw
surpass, exceed, eclipse

sapaw
outshine, outdo, upstage

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‘What is This?’ in Tagalog


Ano
ito sa Tagalog?
What is this in Tagalog?

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Tagalog Question Words

The Tagalog word for ‘question’ is tanong.
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LINGGO

This is likely influenced by the Spanish word domingo. The Malay word is minggu, from the Portuguese domingo.

The word linggo can mean ‘Sunday’ or ‘week.’
(To compare, the Spanish word for ‘week’ is semana.)

Linggo
Sunday

linggo
week

ngayong Linggo
this Sunday

katapusan ng linggo
end of the week

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