Tagalog Ng Markers

The Ng markers are ni, ng, nina and ng mga.

singular

for personal names

ni

for all others

ng

(nung)

plural

for personal names

nina

for all others

ng mga

(nung mga)

singular

for personal names

ni

for all others

ng

(nung)

plural

for personal names

nina

for all others

ng mga

(nung mga)

Note:

1. ng is pronounced as “nang.”

2. mga is pronounced as “manga.”

3. Personal names are names that refer to specific persons, animals, cartoon characters or anything with a personality.

4. Nung is often used in conversation. Niyong and nyung are also sometimes used as alternatives to ng.

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