Pag-…-an 2 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: location

to do something in/on/at

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

kain

eating

pagkainan

to eat in/on/at

luto’

cooking, cuisine

paglutuan

to cook in/on/at

lagay

putting

paglagyan

to put in/on/at

tulog

sleep

pagtulugan

to sleep in/on/at

bili

buying

pagbilhan

to buy in/on/at

root

kain

meaning

eating

root + affix

pagkainan

meaning

to eat in/on/at

root

luto’

meaning

cooking, cuisine

root + affix

paglutuan

meaning

to cook in/on/at

root

lagay

meaning

putting

root + affix

paglagyan

meaning

to put in/on/at

root

tulog

meaning

sleep

root + affix

pagtulugan

meaning

to sleep in/on/at

root

bili

meaning

buying

root + affix

pagbilhan

meaning

to buy in/on/at

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

pagkainan

pinagkainan

pinapagkainan

pinagkakainan

papagkainan

pagkakainan

pagbilhan

pinagbilhan

pinapagbilhan

pinagbibilhan

papagbilhan

pagbibilhan

basic form

pagkainan

completed

pinagkainan

uncompleted

pinapagkainan

pinagkakainan

unstarted

papagkainan

pagkakainan

basic form

pagbilhan

completed

pinagbilhan

uncompleted

pinapagbilhan

pinagbibilhan

unstarted

papagbilhan

pagbibilhan

Sentences:

Pinagkainan ni Jenna ang bowl.

Jenna ate from (in) the bowl.

Pinagbilhan ni Monique ng computer ang tindahan.

Monique bought a computer from (at) the store.

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