TDC Corpus Tool
The TDC Corpus Tool is a tool to find examples of how Tagalog words are used in real-world sources. The examples here come from fiction, short stories, internet comments, and news articles. This database includes over 24,008,000+ words (roughly the equivalent of 300 novels-worth) of searchable Tagalog text.
Tip: You can search multiple terms at once by separating them with a comma. Ex: gaano, paano
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With this option checked, your search will include sentences with your keyword and also sentences with your keyword plus the -ng/na ligature.
With this option checked, searching for the keyword
will show example sentences with "pula" in them, as well as example sentences with the text
Needing to search for both a keyword and the keyword+ligature is a common requirement, and this search option makes the process faster and easier.
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* for multiple keywords, separate with commas
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*** Important: Non-members of Tagalog.com can search up to 8,024,827 words of sample text, however registered members have access to a larger body of sample text including 24,008,381 words. That's equivalent to 291 three-hundred page novels worth of text in Tagalog! Consider creating an account - it's 100% free and gives you access to all features of this site.***
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