Uses of Tagalog Ang Markers

1. Marking the POD (p. 30) of a sentence.

Teacher ang babae.

The woman is a teacher.

Kumain ang babae.

The woman ate.

2. Marking the News, if it refers to a particular person or thing.

Ang teacher ang babae.

The woman is the teacher.

Si Mary ang babae.

The woman is Mary.

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