Yata’: Tagalog Enclitic Particle

it seems, perhaps, maybe, I think, I guess, if I remember correctly used to express that you are not sure whether something is true

Mahal yata’.

It seems expensive.

Maybe it’s expensive.

Dalawa yata’.

Maybe two.

Seryoso yata’ siya.

He/she seems to be serious.

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