Maka- 1, Makapag-, Makapang-: Tagalog Verb Affixes

POD: doer

to be able to do something

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

kain

eating

makakain

to be able to eat

kita’

seeing

makakita’

to be able to see

tulog

sleep

makatulog

to be able to sleep

rinig

something heard

makarinig

to be able to hear

luto’

cooking, cuisine

makapagluto’

to be able to cook

aral

lesson, studying

makapag-aral

to be able to study

daya’

deceit

makapan­daya’

to be able to cheat

root

kain

meaning

eating

root + affix

makakain

meaning

to be able to eat

root

kita’

meaning

seeing

root + affix

makakita’

meaning

to be able to see

root

tulog

meaning

sleep

root + affix

makatulog

meaning

to be able to sleep

root

rinig

meaning

something heard

root + affix

makarinig

meaning

to be able to hear

root

luto’

meaning

cooking, cuisine

root + affix

makapagluto’

meaning

to be able to cook

root

aral

meaning

lesson, studying

root + affix

makapag-aral

meaning

to be able to study

root

daya’

meaning

deceit

root + affix

makapan­daya’

meaning

to be able to cheat

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

makakain

nakakain

nakakakain

nakakakain

makakakain

makakakain

makatulog

nakatulog

nakakatulog

nakatutulog

makakatulog

makatutulog

basic form

makakain

completed

nakakain

uncompleted

nakakakain

nakakakain

unstarted

makakakain

makakakain

basic form

makatulog

completed

nakatulog

uncompleted

nakakatulog

nakatutulog

unstarted

makakatulog

makatutulog

Sentences:

Nakakain si Jon.

Jon was able to eat.

Nakatulog si Bay.

Bay was able to sleep.

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