Tagalog Mukha’ -ng

looks like (a/an)

Mukhang artista si John.

John looks like an actor.

Note: Mukha’ -ng can also mean it seems, seems (to be/like/that) or looks.

Mukhang masarap ang cake.

The cake looks delicious.

See also: Na/-ng (p. 28)

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