Pa-: Tagalog Noun Affix

the object of an action which has been ordered or requested to be performed

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

dala

something brought, bringing

padala

something ordered or requested to be brought or sent

gawa’

work, something made, making, doing

pagawa’

a task, something ordered or requested to be done

root

dala

meaning

something brought, bringing

root + affix

padala

meaning

something ordered or requested to be brought or sent

root

gawa’

meaning

work, something made, making, doing

root + affix

pagawa’

meaning

a task, something ordered or requested to be done

Sentences:

Padala ni Dora ang regalo.

The gift was sent by Dora.

Lit. The gift was something ordered or requested by Dora to be sent.

Pagawa’ ng boss ito.

The boss wants to have this done.

Lit. This is something ordered or requested by the boss to be done.

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