Pang-abay na Panang-ayon, Pananggi, at Pang-agam

The discussion below is the result of my understanding of Filipino adverbs. Since I am not a Filipino teacher, please feel free to leave a comment below if you find an error in the discussion. Thank you. Pang-abay na panang-ayon In Filipino, adverbs that express affirmation or agreement about the action expressed by a verb, about the quality expressed by an adjective, or about another adverb are called pang-abay na panang-ayon. The word ayon or sang-ayon means agreeable. Examples of pang-abay na panang-ayon are listed below. oo, opo, oho (yes) sige (okay, all right) talaga (really, surely, certainly) tunay (really, truly, actually) tiyak (surely, definitely, certainly) walang duda (undoubtedly) sigurado (surely, undoubtedly) siyempre (of course, naturally, certainly) siyanga (of course, indeed) Here are some examples of sentences in Filipino with pang-abay na panang-ayon. The pang-abay is in boldface and the underlined word (verb, adjective, or adverb) is the word that…

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Pang-abay Worksheets (Part 5)

The four pdf worksheets below are about Filipino adverbs (mga pang-abay). The three kinds of pang-abay included in these worksheets are pang-abay na ingklitik (enclitic particles), pang-abay na panang-ayon (adverbs of affirmation), and pang-abay na pananggi (adverbs of negation). There are 16 pang-abay na ingklitik: ba, daw/raw, din/rin, kasi, kaya, lang/lamang, man, muna, na, naman, nga, pa, pala, sana, tuloy, and yata. Examples of pang-abay na panang-ayon are oo, talaga, totoo, tunay, and sadya. Examples of pang-abay na pananggi are ayaw, di, hindi, hinding-hindi, and huwag. These three kinds of pang-abay are usually introduced in the fifth grade. These worksheets may be used for fifth or sixth grade students. You may download and print these worksheets for your students or children, but please do not do so for profit. The two worksheets below ask the student to choose the correct pang-abay na ingklitik that will complete the sentence. The student…

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