Pala 1 : Tagalog Enclitic Particle

used to express mild surprise at new or unexpected information

Ikaw pala si Mary!

Oh, so you’re Mary!

Ang laki pala ng bahay nila!

I didn’t know their house was so big!

Tagalog grammar book This grammar reference is part of the Learning Tagalog Course.
Learn Tagalog in a simple and fun way.
Try the course free

“I got a copy of your book and I love it. It's really the best I've come across.”
— Martin Kelemenis, Geneva, Switzerland