Pag- +rep1: Tagalog Noun Affix

the act of doing the action expressed by the root repeatedly or habitually

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

aral

lesson, studying

pag-aaral

studying habitually

basa

reading

pagbabasa

reading habitually

laro’

game, playing

paglalaro’

playing habitually

sulat

letter, writing

pagsusulat

writing habitually

root

aral

meaning

lesson, studying

root + affix

pag-aaral

meaning

studying habitually

root

basa

meaning

reading

root + affix

pagbabasa

meaning

reading habitually

root

laro’

meaning

game, playing

root + affix

paglalaro’

meaning

playing habitually

root

sulat

meaning

letter, writing

root + affix

pagsusulat

meaning

writing habitually

Sentences:

Busy sa pag-aaral si Pong.

Pong is busy studying.

Dumadalas ang pagsusulat ni Mimi.

Mimi writes more (and more) frequently.

Lit. Mimi’s writing is becoming more frequent.

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