Combining Tagalog Time Expressions

mula’ kahapon hanggang bukas

from yesterday to tomorrow

mula’ ala una hanggang alas tres

from one o’clock to three o’clock

Lunes ng hapon

Monday afternoon

bukas ng hapon

tomorrow afternoon

Lunes ng ala una

Monday at one o’clock

bukas ng ala una

tomorrow at one o’clock

Lunes ng ala una ng hapon

Monday at one o’clock in the afternoon

bukas ng ala una ng hapon

tomorrow at one o’clock in the afternoon

kaninang hapon

this afternoon (earlier today)

ngayong hapon

this afternoon (now, later today)

mamayang hapon

this afternoon (later today)

Sentences:

Dumating sila kaninang hapon.

They arrived this afternoon.

(It is now the evening.)

Darating sila ngayong hapon.

They will arrive this afternoon.

(It is now the afternoon or the morning.)

Darating sila mamayang hapon.

They will arrive this afternoon.

(It is now the morning.)

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