Rep2-…-an: Tagalog Noun Affix

an imitation of the thing meant by the root; a surrogate

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

bahay

house

bahay-bahayan

playhouse, playing “house” (pretend play)

tatay

father

tatay-tatayan

stepfather

root

bahay

meaning

house

root + affix

bahay-bahayan

meaning

playhouse, playing “house” (pretend play)

root

tatay

meaning

father

root + affix

tatay-tatayan

meaning

stepfather

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