Pang-: Tagalog Adjective Affix

for; intended for use or wear in/on/at

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

bahay

house

pambahay

for wearing at home

kasal

wedding

pangkasal

for wearing at one’s wedding (e.g. a wedding dress)

dalawa

two

pandalawa

for two

bata’

child (boy or girl)

pambata’

for kids

root

bahay

meaning

house

root + affix

pambahay

meaning

for wearing at home

root

kasal

meaning

wedding

root + affix

pangkasal

meaning

for wearing at one’s wedding (e.g. a wedding dress)

root

dalawa

meaning

two

root + affix

pandalawa

meaning

for two

root

bata’

meaning

child (boy or girl)

root + affix

pambata’

meaning

for kids

Sentences:

Pambahay ang T-shirt.

The T-shirt is only worn at home.

Lit. The T-shirt is for wearing at home.

Pambata’ ang libro.

The book is for kids.

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