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‘Yata’ in English
January 3, 2012
‘Yata’ is used in expressing uncertain things, condition, happening, etc.
yata – I think, not sure
Importante/mahalaga yata. – I think it’s important.
Hindi yata siya darating. – I think she’s not coming.
Sigurado yata ako? – I think I’m sure?
Hindi ka yata sigurado. – I think you’re not sure.
Pupunta ata siya sa handaan. – I think she’ll come on the party.
Para yatang may tinatago ka? – I think your hiding something?
Buntis yata siya. – I think she’s pregnant.
May asawa na yata siya. – I think he/she is married.
Magbabakasyon yata ako. – I think I’ll have a vacation.
May tao yata sa labas. – I think there’s a person outside.
Totoo yata na bakla siya. – I think it’s true that his a gay.
Tapos na yata. – I think it’s finished. / I think it’s over.
Kumain na yata siya. – I think she’s done eating.
Mahal ka yata niya. – I think he/she loves you.
Hindi niya yata ako gusto. – I think he/she don’t like me.
Kulang yata ang sukli ko. – I think my change is not enough.
Kinakailangan yatang bilisan natin. – I think we need to make it fast.