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I see, you're saying the second "ay" in that sentence is needed,
posted: Oct 16th, 2021 10:31pm
"I see, you're saying the second "ay" in that sentence is needed, "ito ay kanyang tinawid", and all the others are optional. Thank you!..."
@Bituingmaykinang your answer makes sense but I don't know how
posted: Oct 16th, 2021 5:27pm
"@Bituingmaykinang your answer makes sense but I don't know how to apply it to this sentence. kalaunan="eventually" , so I wouldn't expect it to behave like a subject if I put it in front of the verb. Can we just say "kalaunan, nakakita siya ng ano"? instead of "kalaunan ay nakakita siya ng ano"? And is there any difference?..."
@sabertooth thanks for checking! You're right about the missing
posted: Oct 16th, 2021 3:46pm
"@sabertooth thanks for checking! You're right about the missing period, and that sentence makes much more sense now! But even then, do you need "ay" when you are putting the location first, like "sa kanyang pamamasyal ay nakakita ..."? Or when putting the time first like in example 3? (kalaunan ay nakarating siya...)? Or are you saying "ay" is just an optional kind of verbal comma in every case here? And thanks for the friendly advice! I won't use ay in common speech!..."
I'm trying to understand some uses of "ay" that don't seem t
posted: Oct 16th, 2021 9:45am
"I'm trying to understand some uses of "ay" that don't seem to fit the normal use as an inversion marker. These examples all come from this children's story: https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=l9vch7yfZJA 1. Noong araw na iyon, napag-isipan niyang maglibot sa kanyang pamamasyal ay nakakita siya ng isang buto. Here it seems like "ay" is just a conjunction between clauses. Is it any different from "at"? 2. Tumingin si Max sa paligid ngunit wala siyang nakitang sinuman na maaaring magmayari ng buto kaya n..."






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