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Using ‘mga’

May 26, 2011

'Mga' is used when you make the word into plural.

Example, the word is child; in tagalog it means ‘bata’. ‘Children’ is the plural of child, so add ‘mga’ before of ‘bata’ to make it plural, “Mga bata”.

Other Examples:

Toy – Laruan
Toys – Mga laruan

Thing – Gamit
Things – Mga gami

Dress – Damit
Dresses – Mga damit

Table – Mesa
Tables – Mga mesa

Actor – Aktor
Actors – Mga aktor

Shoe – Sapatos
Shoes – Mga sapatos

Vendor – Nanininda
Vendors – Mga nanininda

Visitors – Mga bisita
Cats – Mga pusa
Dogs – Mga aso
Eagles – Mga agila
Fathers – Mga ama
Gardens – Mga harden
Ices – Mga yelo
Playes – Mga manlalaro
Pigs – Mga baboy
Visitors – Mga Bisita

 

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