Pakikipag-: Tagalog Noun Affix

an action performed with someone

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

away

fight

pakikipag-away

fighting with someone

usap

talking

pakikipag-usap

talking with someone

root

away

meaning

fight

root + affix

pakikipag-away

meaning

fighting with someone

root

usap

meaning

talking

root + affix

pakikipag-usap

meaning

talking with someone

Sentences:

Busy sila sa pakikipag-away.

They are busy fighting.

Dumadalas ang pakikipag-usap ni Ping kay Bong.

Ping talks to Bong more (and more) frequently.

Lit. Ping’s talking to Bong is becoming more frequent.

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