I- 2 : Tagalog Verb Affix

POD: beneficiary

to do something for

root

meaning

root + affix

meaning

bili

buying, buying price

ibili

to buy something for

kumusta

how (is/are)

ikumusta

to say hello for

kuha’

getting

ikuha’

to get something for

hanap

something sought

ihanap

to search for (the benefit of)

root

bili

meaning

buying, buying price

root + affix

ibili

meaning

to buy something for

root

kumusta

meaning

how (is/are)

root + affix

ikumusta

meaning

to say hello for

root

kuha’

meaning

getting

root + affix

ikuha’

meaning

to get something for

root

hanap

meaning

something sought

root + affix

ihanap

meaning

to search for (the benefit of)

Aspects:

basic form

completed

uncompleted

unstarted

ibili

(i)binili

(i)binibili

ibibili

ikumusta

(i)kinumusta

(i)kinukumusta

ikukumusta

basic form

ibili

completed

(i)binili

uncompleted

(i)binibili

unstarted

ibibili

basic form

ikumusta

completed

(i)kinumusta

uncompleted

(i)kinukumusta

unstarted

ikukumusta

Sentences:

Ibinili ni Alfred ng cake si Natalie.

Alfred bought Natalie some cake.

Kinukumusta ni Tony si Elena.

Tony says hello (sends his greetings) to Elena.

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