Mang- 2 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: doer

to perform an action directed toward multiple objects; or,
to do something repeatedly, habitually or professionally

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

bili

buying

mamili

to go shopping

huli

catching

manghuli

to catch (many birds, rats etc.)

pitas

picking

mamitas

to pick (many apples, cherries etc.)

kahoy

wood

mangahoy

to gather wood

gamot

medicine

manggamot

to practise medicine

kain

eating

mangain

to kill and eat habitually

kagat

bite

mangagat

to bite habitually

root

bili

meaning

buying

root + affix

mamili

meaning

to go shopping

root

huli

meaning

catching

root + affix

manghuli

meaning

to catch (many birds, rats etc.)

root

pitas

meaning

picking

root + affix

mamitas

meaning

to pick (many apples, cherries etc.)

root

kahoy

meaning

wood

root + affix

mangahoy

meaning

to gather wood

root

gamot

meaning

medicine

root + affix

manggamot

meaning

to practise medicine

root

kain

meaning

eating

root + affix

mangain

meaning

to kill and eat habitually

root

kagat

meaning

bite

root + affix

mangagat

meaning

to bite habitually

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

mamili

namili

namimili

mamimili

mangagat

nangagat

nangangagat

mangangagat

basic form

mamili

completed

namili

uncompleted

namimili

unstarted

mamimili

basic form

mangagat

completed

nangagat

uncompleted

nangangagat

unstarted

mangangagat

Sentences:

Namili ng regalo si Dora.

Dora went shopping for gifts.

Nangangain ng tao ang tigre.

Tigers eat humans.

The tiger eats humans.

Hindi’ nangangagat ang aso.

The dog doesn’t bite.

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