Ma-…-an 2 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: doer

to feel a particular way about something

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

anghang

spiciness (pungency)

maanghangan

to find something spicy (hot)

alat

saltiness

maalatan

to find something salty

lamig

cold

malamigan

to find something cold, to feel the cold

init

heat

mainitan

to find something hot, to feel hot

gulo

chaos, confusion

maguluhan

to find something chaotic or confusing

root

anghang

meaning

spiciness (pungency)

root + affix

maanghangan

meaning

to find something spicy (hot)

root

alat

meaning

saltiness

root + affix

maalatan

meaning

to find something salty

root

lamig

meaning

cold

root + affix

malamigan

meaning

to find something cold, to feel the cold

root

init

meaning

heat

root + affix

mainitan

meaning

to find something hot, to feel hot

root

gulo

meaning

chaos, confusion

root + affix

maguluhan

meaning

to find something chaotic or confusing

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

maanghangan

naanghangan

naaanghangan

maaanghangan

maguluhan

naguluhan

naguguluhan

maguguluhan

basic form

maanghangan

completed

naanghangan

uncompleted

naaanghangan

unstarted

maaanghangan

basic form

maguluhan

completed

naguluhan

uncompleted

naguguluhan

unstarted

maguguluhan

Sentences:

Naanghangan si Lorraine sa sauce.

Lorraine found the sauce (too) spicy.

Naguluhan si Joey sa tanong.

Joey found the question confusing.

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