Tagalog Baka Sakali’ -ng

there’s a chance that, perhaps

basic form

Baka sakaling mag-aral sila.

There’s a chance that they might study.

Baka sakaling manalo sila.

There’s a chance that they might win.

completed, uncompleted and unstarted forms

Baka sakaling nag-aral sila.

There’s a chance that they studied.

Baka sakaling nag-aaral sila.

There’s a chance that they are studying.

There’s a chance that they were studying.

Baka sakaling mag-aaral sila.

There’s a chance that they will study.

verbless

Baka sakaling nandito sila.

There’s a chance that they are here.

There’s a chance that they were here.

See also: Na/-ng (p. 28)

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