Aralin sa Pagbubuo ng Salita (Maylapi)

I was not good at Filipino.  As a student, when I had to write a Filipino essay, I would first write it in English, and then translate it in Filipino.  The English-Filipino dictionary was an invaluable tool for me.  In college, my friend would often correct my Filipino (“Itago, hindi taguin.”) When my daughter was very young and was only beginning to speak in Filipino, she would use English affixes with Filipino words.  When asked what she was doing to an object,  she replied “Mom, I’m only ganyaning it.”  (She added the sufifix –ing to the Filipino word ganyan.) Below is the third installment to the lesson on Pagbubuo ng mga Salita.  The first one was on Mga Salitang Inuulit.  The second was about Tambalang Salita or Filipino compound words.  This 15-page pdf file provides many examples of Filipino words that have affixes (unlapi, gitlapi, hulapi, kabilaan, laguhan).  There are…

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Answers and corrections to “A few Filipino worksheets”

In October 2011, I posted "A few Filipino worksheets."  A reader asked me for the answers to the worksheets.  As I worked on the answers, I found some errors and I added a few more information to the files.  The pdf files below show the worksheets and the answers to them.  Answers to future worksheets will be posted as separate pdf files. Aralin sa Simuno at Panaguri , Simuno at Panaguri_1 , Mga sagot sa Simuno at Panaguri_1 Parirala o Pangungusap_1 , Mga sagot sa Parirala o Pangungusap_1 Uri ng Pangungusap_1 , Mga sagot sa Uri ng Pangungusap_1 Pantangi at Pambalana_1 , Mga Sagot sa Pantangi at Pambalana_1 Pang-uri_1 , Mga sagot sa Pang-uri_1 Panghalip na Panao_1 , Mga sagot sa Panghalip na Panao_1 Magkasingkahulugan at Magkasalungat_1 , Mga sagot sa Magkasingkahulugan at Magkasalungat_1 Kambal katinig_1 , Mga sagot sa Kambal katinig_1

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Aralin sa Pagbubuo ng mga Salita (Pagtatambal/Tambalan)

Here is a list of examples of Filipino compound words (mga tambalang salita).  The English definitions of the compound words are also given. The list is incomplete, but I hope you will find it helpful. Please write a comment if you find any errors in the file or if you would like me to add more compound words to the list. Pagbubuo ng mga Salita_Tambalan Below are two worksheets (and their answers) on Tambalang Salita. Tambalang Salita_1 , Mga sagot sa Tambalang Salita_1 : Students are asked to choose from a list the appropriate Filipino compound word (tambalang salita) to complete a sentence. This 2-page pdf worksheet has 25 items. Tambalang Salita_2 , Mga sagot sa Tambalang Salita_2 : Students are asked to select the second word to complete a Filipino compound word (tambalang salita). They can choose from a list of given words. This 1-page pdf worksheet has 20…

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Aralin sa Pagbubuo ng mga Salita (Pag-uulit/Inuulit)

Here is a list of Filipino root words that are repeated to make new words (salitang inuulit).  The English definitions of these words are also included.  The list is incomplete, but I hope you will find it helpful in your study.  I am currently working on the list of Filipino compound words (salitang tambalan).  I'll post it in a few days. Pagbubuo ng mga Salita_Inuulit    

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Mga aralin sa kambal-katinig at diptonggo

Here are two lessons on kambal-katinig (consonant blend) and diptonggo (diphthong).  It took some time to find examples of Filipino words with consonant blends and diphthongs.  Note that many words are borrowed from the Spanish language and the English language.  The lists of examples are incomplete.  I hope that you find these two lesson sheets helpful.  Please comment if you would like to add more examples to the list.  I will be happy to include them. Kambal katinig Diptonggo

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