Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word mag-usap in the
Definition for the Tagalog word mag-usap:
mag- usap [verb] to have a discussion; to have a conversation; to converse; to chat *Note: focus on plural actors who are talking
Verb conjugations of mag-usap:
Focus: Actor Root: usap Conjugation Type:
"mag-usap" is ACTOR focused and the
actor is always plural (tayo, kami, sila, etc.). This is different from the way the similar verbs of "talk" or "converse" are used in English. For example: To say "John and I had a discussion" you would use "Nag-usap kami ni John", using the plural "kami", for a sentence that literally translates to "We conversed, John." (where "I" is implied in "kami"). "Mag-usap" only indicates people are having a discussion. Ex: "John and Jill are talking." If you'd like to indicate who started the discussion, for example, say "John talked to Jill," try using the verb "makipag-usap".
Mag-usap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Kail angan n ating mag- usap
We need to talk.
Puw ede ba t ayong mag- usap
Can we talk? / Can we have a talk?
Nag- usap ang l ola at ang l olo kan ina
The grandfather and grandmother talked earlier today.
Nag-u usap sin á
Peter and Paul are talking to each other.
Mag- usap t ayo sa Tag alog
Let's talk in Tagalog.
They are still talking over there.
Sa S ábado kam í mag-u usap ni
Jean and I would talk on Saturday.
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Related Filipino Words:
usap pangung usap pag-us apan makipag- usap kaus apin paki usap us apan ka usap mapag-us apan maka usap
Related English Words:
chat chats chatted chatting discuss talk talks talked talking converse discusses discussed discussing talks talked talking converses conversed conversing discussion conversation converse converses conversed conversing talk talking talks talked
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