posted: 17 mins ago
My name is Anna and I’m from the United States. I am an intermediate Tagalog learner and want to learn Tagalog so that I can speak more fluently and with confidence. I was born in the Philippines but want to make sure I don’t forget the language and culture that I came from...."
posted: 2 hrs., 13 mins ago
"Tagalog Word of the Day: kasalukuyan
Definition: currently; presently; the present; current; present-day;
Audio clip and 11 example sentences on the full dictionary entry page:
https://www.tagalo g.com/dictionary/word.php ?translation_entry_id=224 0
Kasalukuyan na nasa probinsya ang pamilya ni Ruben.
Reuben's family is currently in the province...."
posted: 9 hrs ago
"Hey... so the reason why ma- verbs act that way is because they are verbs, not adjectives. Adjectives DO NOT conjugate, stative verbs however, do. A stative verb just describes the state which something is in. Maganda siya -> he/she is in the state of being beautiful. This is Tagalogs way of getting around the fact that they don't have a copula like English "to be". One might be tempted to call these verbless sentences until they realize that, no infact these are stative verbs. Chinese has the sam..."
posted: 12 hrs ago
"Too add what mrjustin says, French did significantly alter how English is spoken. All you have to do is look at how vastly different English is from the 5th, 15th centuries from today. Even native English speakers will have hard time understanding 15th century English. Terms like "For Example" and "Percent" are influence of the Romance languages despite English being a Germanic language. The same cannot be said with Tagalog. A modern-day Tagalog speaker will still perfectly understand the 15th centu..."
posted: 12 hrs ago
"Hello! My name is klarissatongol. I am from United States and I am a Beginner Filipino language student.
I am studying the Filipino language because I’m half Filipino and I want to learn the language and everything..."
posted: 13 hrs ago
"I'd like to add that "proper Tagalog" is not even Taglish. Taglish is merely colloquial. Taglish is just really like "Beki speak". Widely spoken as a colloquial language but not considered academic.
That's unlike modern English where Frenchisms are considered part of "proper" and even legalese and literature English.
I personally find it annoying that people complain too much about Taglish but thoroughly ignore the colloquialisms of Beki speak.
Jowa - kasintahan, Aketch - ako, Itech - ito
posted: 17 hrs ago
"Hello! My name is Mimi. I am a Beginner Filipino language student.
I am studying the Filipino language because... I want to know more about the filipino culture! Any help is welcome, thank you ^-^..."