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pagpapanumbalik ... why is 'pa' repeated? why is -num- used? I u

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Jun 17 2022, 7:43am CST ~ 1 week, 5 days ago. 
pagpapanumbalik ... why is 'pa' repeated? why is -num- used? I understand the root word, balik, and the prefix pag- but the rest is confusing. Thanks
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Author Photo Jimmy329
Jun 18 2022, 9:49am CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
hmm ... your question is very interesting:
 
Maybe the prefix is "pagpa" (a prefix I did not know yet) ... and then "pagpapa" could be a future form ... balik is an UM-verb ... and so the past would be bumalik ... but this is NOT numbalik ... I have asked my filippino friends for help ... they told me:
 
Pagpapanumbalik is to restore - restoration - like turn back times
 
Pagpapanumbalik sa dating hugis. (Whatever that means) ?
 
So obviously this form exists .... this is the only positive thing to say about the whole matter. But of course, they dont give any explanations. Maybe some Tagalog native speakers will be able to solve the problem ...
 
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