Tagalog Positions

loob

interior, inside

sa/nasa loob ng

inside

labas

exterior, outside

sa/nasa labas ng

outside

loob

interior, inside

sa/nasa loob ng

inside

labas

exterior, outside

sa/nasa labas ng

outside

harap

harapan

front

sa/nasa harap ng

sa/nasa harapan ng

in front of

tapat

front (place facing the front of)

sa/nasa tapat ng

in front of, facing the front of

likod

likuran

back

sa/nasa likod ng

sa/nasa likuran ng

behind

harap

harapan

front

sa/nasa harap ng

sa/nasa harapan ng

in front of

tapat

front (place facing the front of)

sa/nasa tapat ng

in front of, facing the front of

likod

likuran

back

sa/nasa likod ng

sa/nasa likuran ng

behind

tabi

gilid

side

sa/nasa tabi ng

sa/nasa gilid ng

beside

kanan

right

sa/nasa kanan ng

on/to the right of

kaliwa’

left

sa/nasa kaliwa’ ng

on/to the left of

kabila’

other side

sa/nasa kabila’ ng

on the other side of

tabi

gilid

side

sa/nasa tabi ng

sa/nasa gilid ng

beside

kanan

right

sa/nasa kanan ng

on/to the right of

kaliwa’

left

sa/nasa kaliwa’ ng

on/to the left of

kabila’

other side

sa/nasa kabila’ ng

on the other side of

ibabaw

place above

sa/nasa ibabaw ng

on top of

ilalim

place beneath

sa/nasa ilalim ng

below, under

itaas

taas

upper part, upstairs, higher up

sa/nasa itaas ng

sa/nasa taas ng

in the upper part of, at the top of

ibaba’

baba’

lower part, downstairs, lower down

sa/nasa ibaba’ ng

sa/nasa baba’ ng

in the lower part of, at the bottom of

ibabaw

place above

sa/nasa ibabaw ng

on top of

ilalim

place beneath

sa/nasa ilalim ng

below, under

itaas

taas

upper part, upstairs, higher up

sa/nasa itaas ng

sa/nasa taas ng

in the upper part of, at the top of

ibaba’

baba’

lower part, downstairs, lower down

sa/nasa ibaba’ ng

sa/nasa baba’ ng

in the lower part of, at the bottom of

gitna’

middle

sa/nasa gitna’ ng

in the middle of

pagitan

space between

sa/nasa pagitan ng

between

dulo

end

sa/nasa dulo ng

at the end of

kanto

(street) corner

sa/nasa kanto ng

at the corner of

gitna’

middle

sa/nasa gitna’ ng

in the middle of

pagitan

space between

sa/nasa pagitan ng

between

dulo

end

sa/nasa dulo ng

at the end of

kanto

(street) corner

sa/nasa kanto ng

at the corner of

Sentences:

Nasa ilalim ng kama ang pusa’.

The cat is under the bed.

Natutulog sa ilalim ng kama ang pusa’.

The cat is sleeping under the bed.

See also: Nasa (p. 255), Sa (p. 257), Ng phrase (p. 59)

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