Pang-: Tagalog Noun Affix

a tool or an instrument that is used to perform the action expressed by the root

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

balot

wrapper, wrapping

pambalot

something that is used to wrap (e.g. gift wrap)

tanggal

removed, detached, removing

pantanggal

remover, something that is used to remove something

halo’

mixing, stirring

panghalo’

something that is used for mixing or stirring (e.g. a stirring rod, a spoon)

root

balot

meaning

wrapper, wrapping

root + affix

pambalot

meaning

something that is used to wrap (e.g. gift wrap)

root

tanggal

meaning

removed, detached, removing

root + affix

pantanggal

meaning

remover, something that is used to remove something

root

halo’

meaning

mixing, stirring

root + affix

panghalo’

meaning

something that is used for mixing or stirring (e.g. a stirring rod, a spoon)

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