Maki- 2 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: doer

to do something involving someone else’s possessions or personal space with their permission

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

daan

path, road

makiraan

to pass through with someone’s permission

tawag

call

makitawag

to use someone’s phone with his or her permission

root

daan

meaning

path, road

root + affix

makiraan

meaning

to pass through with someone’s permission

root

tawag

meaning

call

root + affix

makitawag

meaning

to use someone’s phone with his or her permission

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

makiraan

nakiraan

nakikiraan

makikiraan

makitawag

nakitawag

nakikitawag

makikitawag

basic form

makiraan

completed

nakiraan

uncompleted

nakikiraan

unstarted

makikiraan

basic form

makitawag

completed

nakitawag

uncompleted

nakikitawag

unstarted

makikitawag

Sentences:

Nakiraan si Marlene sa kapitbahay.

Marlene passed through a neighbor’s yard (with permission).

Nakitawag si Martin sa kapitbahay.

Martin used a neighbor’s phone (with permission).

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