Mag- +rep1 1 : Tagalog Noun Affix

three or more persons or things having the relationship expressed by the root

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

ama

father

mag-aama

father and children

ina

mother

mag-iina

mother and children

lola

grandmother

maglolola

grandmother and grandchildren

root

ama

meaning

father

root + affix

mag-aama

meaning

father and children

root

ina

meaning

mother

root + affix

mag-iina

meaning

mother and children

root

lola

meaning

grandmother

root + affix

maglolola

meaning

grandmother and grandchildren

Mag- +rep1 1 can also be added to nouns comprising of ka- (p. 69) and a root.

root + affix

meaning

root + affixes

meaning

kaklase

classmate

magkakaklase

three or more persons who are classmates

kaopisina

colleague

magkaka­opisina

three or more persons who are colleagues

root + affix

kaklase

meaning

classmate

root + affixes

magkakaklase

meaning

three or more persons who are classmates

root + affix

kaopisina

meaning

colleague

root + affixes

magkaka­opisina

meaning

three or more persons who are colleagues

Sentences:

Kumain ang mag-aama.

The dad and his kids ate.

Mag-aama sila.

They are father and children.

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