Mag- 1 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: doer

to do something (expresses various kinds of actions)

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

luto’

cooking, cuisine

magluto’

to cook

aral

lesson, studying

mag-aral

to study

lakad

walking

maglakad

to walk

sulat

writing, letter

magsulat

to write

bigay

giving

magbigay

to give

laro’

game

maglaro’

to play

isip

mind

mag-isip

to think

linis

cleaning

maglinis

to clean

tanong

question

magtanong

to ask

root

luto’

meaning

cooking, cuisine

root + affix

magluto’

meaning

to cook

root

aral

meaning

lesson, studying

root + affix

mag-aral

meaning

to study

root

lakad

meaning

walking

root + affix

maglakad

meaning

to walk

root

sulat

meaning

writing, letter

root + affix

magsulat

meaning

to write

root

bigay

meaning

giving

root + affix

magbigay

meaning

to give

root

laro’

meaning

game

root + affix

maglaro’

meaning

to play

root

isip

meaning

mind

root + affix

mag-isip

meaning

to think

root

linis

meaning

cleaning

root + affix

maglinis

meaning

to clean

root

tanong

meaning

question

root + affix

magtanong

meaning

to ask

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

magluto’

nagluto’

nagluluto’

magluluto’

maglakad

naglakad

naglalakad

maglalakad

basic form

magluto’

completed

nagluto’

uncompleted

nagluluto’

unstarted

magluluto’

basic form

maglakad

completed

naglakad

uncompleted

naglalakad

unstarted

maglalakad

Sentences:

Nagluto’ si Mary.

Mary cooked.

Naglakad si Alfred.

Alfred walked.

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