Tagalog Kahit, Maski

even though, even if

also: kahit na, maski na

basic form – for hypothetical future actions or situations

kahit na mag-aral ka

even if you study

completed, uncompleted and unstarted forms – for actual actions or situations (“despite the fact that”)

kahit na nag-aral sila

even though they studied

kahit na nag-aaral sila

even though they are studying

even though they were studying

kahit na mag-aaral sila

even though they will study

verbless

kahit na nandito sila

even if/though they are here

even if/though they were here

Note: kahit (na) / maski (na) can also mean even.

kahit ngayon

even now

kahit si John

even John

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