Filipino words may be classified according to how they are formed. There are four main classifications of Filipino words: payak (root or base word), salitang maylapi (a word with one or more affixes), tambalang salita (compound word), and salitang inuulit (repeated words or words with one or more repeated syllables).
The PDF file below has two worksheets. Each worksheet asks the student to classify 40 words according to the four categories. The first two pages of the file are the blank worksheets and the last two pages are the answer keys.
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Kayarian ng Salita
The PDF file below has four worksheets on Filipino compound words or tambalang salita. The student is given one of the two words that make up a tambalang salita. From a given set of words, the student is asked to select the correct word that will go with the given word. The definition of the resulting tambalang salita is provided as a clue. The fifth page of the PDF file is the answer key. The image below shows one of the worksheets.
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Pagbuo ng Tambalang Salita_1
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 items.