Magsing- / Magkasing-: Tagalog Affix

equally, as… as each other

describing two persons or things

magsingganda

magkasingganda

equally pretty (for 2),

as pretty as each other

magsimbilis

magkasimbilis

equally fast (for 2),

as fast as each other

magsintangkad

magkasintangkad

equally tall (for 2),

as tall as each other

Sentence:

Magkasintangkad sina John at Paul.

John and Paul are as tall as each other.

See also: Sound changes when combining roots and affixes (p. 25)

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