Tagalog Words Expressing Extent

Nang may be used to show the extent of a difference or change in amount, quantity, size, degree etc. (“by”).

tumaas nang 10%

increased by 10%

bumigat nang 5 kilo

got heavier by 5 kilos

bumigat nang kaunti’

got a bit heavy

mas mahaba’ nang 5 metro

longer by 5 meters

mas mahaba’ nang kaunti’

a bit longer

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