Tagalog Nandito, Nandiyan, Nandoon

singular or plural

plural

meaning

nandito

narito

nandidito

naririto

(is/are/was/were) here (near me)

nandiyan

nariyan

nandidiyan

naririyan

(is/are/was/were) there (near you)

nandoon

naroon

nandodoon

naroroon

(is/are/was/were) over there (far from you and me)

singular or plural

nandito

narito

plural

nandidito

naririto

meaning

(is/are/was/were) here (near me)

singular or plural

nandiyan

nariyan

plural

nandidiyan

naririyan

meaning

(is/are/was/were) there (near you)

singular or plural

nandoon

naroon

plural

nandodoon

naroroon

meaning

(is/are/was/were) over there (far from you and me)

Note:

1. Using the plural forms is optional.

2. Nandoon and naroon may be shortened to nandon / nandun / andon / andun and naron, respectively, in spoken Tagalog.

Sentences:

Nandito si John.

John is here.

Nandito sina John at Paul.

Nandidito sina John at Paul.

John and Paul are here.

See also: Clarification: near me etc. (p. 47), Wala’ sa, wala’ rito (p. 259)

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