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Question: Do the standalone word Naka mean anything? Apparently

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Author Photo by: pelle1989
Feb 19 2021, 8:16am CST ~ 6 days ago. 
Question: Do the standalone word Naka mean anything? Apparently it should be meaning air and be the 55 most common word in Tagalog. According to this list: 1000mostcommonwords. com/1000-most-common -filipino-words/
 
The above list seems to be total autogenerate and translated with google translate.
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Author Photo akosikoneho Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP SupporterOfficial Tagalog.com Teacher Teacher
Feb 19 2021, 9:14am CST ~ 6 days ago. 
Naka isn't a stand alone word, it's a prefix.
 
That list is bunk. Use these instead, not raw lists but with some elbow grease anything is possible.
 
www.tagalog.com/flas hcards/top_two_thous and_words.php
 
www.tagalog.com/flas hcards/top_one_thous and_words.php
 
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Author Photo pelle1989
Feb 19 2021, 9:21am CST ~ 6 days ago. 
Thanks, for the new list. The other list really got me confused.
 
Is it possible to view the whole list. I try to make some own pictures, to remember the words using the GMS method to connect to pictures. I dot this in Excel.
 
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Author Photo jkos Badge: AdminBadge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
Feb 19 2021, 11:32am CST ~ 6 days ago. 
@pelle1989 @pelle1989
That "1000mostcommonwords.com" list really is garbage...
 
"bilang" is the number one most common word? Not even close.
"dry" and "wonder" are the 377 and 378th most common Filipino words? No...those are English.
 
It's super low quality...I'm guessing automatically generated by someone who knows nothing about the language to garner clicks and cash...
 
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Author Photo pelle1989
Feb 19 2021, 12:29pm CST ~ 6 days ago. 
I sent them a mail and pointed it out. However bad for me I learn the 150 first word before realising it. Should have realised when google translate didn't show same word. Good I found this page instead
 
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Author Photo amerinstacademy Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Feb 21 2021, 11:48am CST ~ 4 days ago. 
Naka is a prefix to several forms 1. it means past tense of able to for "um " verb
Naka + verb root . Ex. Naka + punta (go) Nakapunta means was able to go
Naka + kain (eat) = Nakakain means was able to eat
2. Naka + noun = wear something Naka + tsinelas ( slippers) = wearing slippers
Naka + shorts = Nakashorts ( wearing shorts)
3. Naka + in a position of = Naka + tayo(stand up) = Nakatayo ( standing)
Naka + upo (sit) = Nakaupo (sitting) ....There's more but these are the most common
 
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Author Photo AMBoy Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
Feb 21 2021, 8:22pm CST ~ 3 days, 21 hrs ago. 
@pelle1989
 
Google translate is also not reliable for what you are trying to do. Stick with Tagalog.com flashcards and dictionary definitions.
 
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