Nakaka-: Tagalog Adjective Affix

causing or producing something

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

tawa

laughter

nakakatawa

funny

gulat

surprise

nakakagulat

startling

hiya’

shame, embarrassment

nakakahiya’

embarrassing

inis

annoyance, exasperation

nakakainis

annoying, exasperating

antok

sleepiness

nakakaantok

causing sleepiness

takot

fear

nakakatakot

frightening, scary

tuwa’

joy, happiness

nakakatuwa’

funny, amusing, cute, pleasing

sakit

pain

nakakasakit

causing pain, hurtful

root

tawa

meaning

laughter

root + affix

nakakatawa

meaning

funny

root

gulat

meaning

surprise

root + affix

nakakagulat

meaning

startling

root

hiya’

meaning

shame, embarrassment

root + affix

nakakahiya’

meaning

embarrassing

root

inis

meaning

annoyance, exasperation

root + affix

nakakainis

meaning

annoying, exasperating

root

antok

meaning

sleepiness

root + affix

nakakaantok

meaning

causing sleepiness

root

takot

meaning

fear

root + affix

nakakatakot

meaning

frightening, scary

root

tuwa’

meaning

joy, happiness

root + affix

nakakatuwa’

meaning

funny, amusing, cute, pleasing

root

sakit

meaning

pain

root + affix

nakakasakit

meaning

causing pain, hurtful

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