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In the previous article (Aralín #2), you've learned that the natural order of Tagalog sentences always start with the details first. Such details are often consist of a verb. Today's lesson will help you understand that prefixes provide specific meaning to a verb. Verb, in Tagalog is pandiwà.


Our discussion on verbs for Intermediate in Tagalog does not include in-depth instructions on how to form the aspect of time, also known as tenses, of verbs. Should you need help on that, you may leave me a message and let's see how I may be able to help you.

Essential Questions

  1. What are the various affixes natives use to form Tagalog verbs?
  2. What is the context behind certain verb affixes?