Ma- 4 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: object

to be able to do something to a person or a thing

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

kain

eating

makain

to be able to eat

kita’

seeing

makita’

to (be able to) see

sabi

something said

masabi

to be able to say

alaala

memory

maalala (irregular verb)

to (be able to) remember

rinig

hearing

marinig

to (be able to) hear

bili

buying price, buying

mabili

to be able to buy

basa

reading

mabasa

to be able to read

kuha’

getting

makuha’

to be able to get

root

kain

meaning

eating

root + affix

makain

meaning

to be able to eat

root

kita’

meaning

seeing

root + affix

makita’

meaning

to (be able to) see

root

sabi

meaning

something said

root + affix

masabi

meaning

to be able to say

root

alaala

meaning

memory

root + affix

maalala (irregular verb)

meaning

to (be able to) remember

root

rinig

meaning

hearing

root + affix

marinig

meaning

to (be able to) hear

root

bili

meaning

buying price, buying

root + affix

mabili

meaning

to be able to buy

root

basa

meaning

reading

root + affix

mabasa

meaning

to be able to read

root

kuha’

meaning

getting

root + affix

makuha’

meaning

to be able to get

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

maalala

naalala

naaalala

maaalala

mabasa

nabasa

nababasa

mababasa

basic form

maalala

completed

naalala

uncompleted

naaalala

unstarted

maaalala

basic form

mabasa

completed

nabasa

uncompleted

nababasa

unstarted

mababasa

Sentences:

Naalala ni Grace ang password.

Grace remembered the password.

Nabasa ni Ralph ang sign.

Ralph was able to read the sign.

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