Tagalog Indirect Speech or Thought: Introduced by Kung 2

used before question words

Sinabi ko kung bakit.

I said why.

Tinanong ko kung bakit.

I asked why.

Tinanong ko kung kailan babalik si John.

I asked when John would come back.

Alam ko kung bakit.

I know why.

Alam mo ba kung bakit?

Do you know why?

Naalala ko kung bakit.

I remembered why.

See also: Na/-ng (p. 28), Overview of question words (p. 347), Using question words (p. 349)

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