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Nov 23 2021, 2:16pm CST ~ 3 days, 8 hrs ago. 
Question: Beyond the Basics. I need to learn and understand more grammar rules rather that to just to memorize another sentence form or pattern. In this sentence (from SEAsite) Anong pasalubong ang iyong ipamimigay? (1) Why is the iyong you used and not the ka you (2) is the Ang linked to the iyong in any way? Thanx
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Nov 23 2021, 9:32pm CST ~ 3 days, 1 hr ago. 
Ok I talked with the Discord experts. This is what I gathered. Still take it with a grain of salt since I'm not sure if I'm conveying it properly.
 
Anong pasalubong (what gift) ang iyong ipamimigay. (will be given by you).
 
This could also be Anong pasalubong ang ipamimigay mo. (but not KA, because the focus of this sentence is marked by the ANG). Ipamimigay is a verb acting as a noun here thus is marked by ANG marker, ang iyong ipamimigay = will be given by you (roughly). You can use either iyong ipamimigay or ipamimigay mo. So yes the ANG is connected because its what allows the verb to act as a noun.
 
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Nov 23 2021, 10:07pm CST ~ 2 days, 24 hrs ago. 
@AMBoy Thank you. It makes real sense and you explained it well. But now I have another rule to spot in sentences where a verb acts as a noun.
 
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