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Tagalog Grammar Lite Appendix I Word Order Table

Appendix I - Word Order Table
lesson
structure type
word order (enclitic magnate bold)
2
subject is a noun
subject, noun
2
sino noun question
sino, noun
2
ano noun question
ano, noun
3
subject is an adjective
adjective, subject
3
modify noun with adjective
adjective, linker, noun
3
chaining adjective
adj1, linker, adj2, linker, etc
4
possessive clause ng-form
possession, possessor
4
possessive clause sa-form
pronoun, linker, possession
7
time of day
day, nang, mga, hour(Sp),
minutes(Sp), at, seconds(Sp), segundo, ng, period
7
date
day, ordinal number for
date, ng, month, taong, cardinal number for year
8
gusto/ayaw noun
gusto/ayaw, experiencer, object
8
mahilig noun
mahilig, experiencer, object
9
basic
verb, actor, object, IO
12
tag-question pos statement
positive statement, hindi ba
or hindi ba positive statement
12
tag-question neg statement
negative statement, ano
13
sino question
sino, ang, basic-clause
13
hindi
hindi, basic-sentence
14
ano question
ano, ang, basic-clause
15
nasaan noun question
nasaan, subject
15
nasaan noun answer
nasa, place, subject
15
nasaan noun neg answer
wala sa, place, subject
15
taga saan noun question
taga saan, subject
15
taga saan noun answer
taga-place, subject
15
taga saan noun neg answer
hindi, taga-place, subject
16
saan question
saan, base-sentence
16
saan pos answer
(base-sentence), location
16
saan neg answer
hindi, (base-sentence), location
17
kailan/anong oras question
kalian/anong oras, base-sentence
17
when as during sentence
phrase1,
noong/nang/kapag/kung, phrase2
23
X and personal pronoun
plural personal pronoun, ng
phrase
24
may sentence
may, object,
possessor
24
meron/wala sentence
meron/wala, linker, object, possessor
25
maging construction
maging, noun/adj,
noun
28
A is as adjective as B
kasing+root, B, A
28
A and B are equally
adjective
adjective, A at B
28
A is adjective like B
adjective, A,
tulad/katulad/gaya/kagaya, B
28
A and B are both adjective
parehong, adjective,
A at B
28
A is like B
parang, B, A
28
A is like this
ganito, A
28
A is like that
ganyan/ganoon, A
29
A seems adjective
mukhang, adjective, A
29
A looks like B
kamukha, B, A
29
A is more adjective than B
mas/higit na/lalong, A, kaysa, B
29
A is very adjective
napaka+root, A
29
A is very adjective
adjective, linker, adjective, A
29
A is the most adjective noun
pinaka+adjective, linker, noun, A
30
pseudo-verb
pseudo-verb, linker, basic-sentence
33
paano - how
paano, basic-clause
33
gaano - how
gaano ka + adjective root,
clause
33
bakit - why
bakit, basic-clause
33
alin - which
alin(g), clause
33
kumusta - how are you
kumusta, noun clause
47
tapos na - finished
tapos na, (linker), phrase
Table 7: Word Order for Most
Structures in this Book

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Tagalog Grammar Lite Appendix I Word Order Table
Appendix I - Word Order Table lesson structure [Although relatively self-explanatory, a short introductory paragraph or note might go well here to introduce the table as well?]
Lesson
Structure
type
word Word order (enclitic magnate in bold)
2
subject is a noun
subject, noun
2
sino noun question
sino, noun
2
ano noun question
ano, noun
3
subject is an adjective
adjective, subject
3
modify noun with adjective
adjective, linker, noun
3
chaining adjective
adj1, linker, adj2, linker, etc
4
possessive clause ng-form
possession, possessor
4
possessive clause sa-form
pronoun, linker, possession
7
time of day
day, nang, mga, hour(Sp),
minutes(Sp), at, seconds(Sp), segundo, ng, period
7
date
day, ordinal number for
date, ng, month, taong, cardinal number for year
8
gusto/ayaw noun
gusto/ayaw, experiencer, object
8
mahilig noun
mahilig, experiencer, object
9
basic
verb, actor, object, IO
12
tag-question pos statement
positive statement, hindi ba
or hindi ba positive statement
12
tag-question neg statement
negative statement, ano
13
sino question
sino, ang, basic-clause
13
hindi
hindi, basic-sentence
14
ano question
ano, ang, basic-clause
15
nasaan noun question
nasaan, subject
15
nasaan noun answer
nasa, place, subject
15
nasaan noun neg answer
wala sa, place, subject
15
taga saan noun question
taga saan, subject
15
taga saan noun answer
taga-place, subject
15
taga saan noun neg answer
hindi, taga-place, subject
16
saan question
saan, base-sentence
16
saan pos answer
(base-sentence), location
16
saan neg answer
hindi, (base-sentence), location
17
kailan/anong oras question
kalian/anong oras, base-sentence
17
when as during sentence
phrase1,
noong/nang/kapag/kung, phrase2
23
X and personal pronoun
plural personal pronoun, ng
phrase
24
may sentence
may, object,
possessor
24
meron/wala sentence
meron/wala, linker, object, possessor
25
maging construction
maging, noun/adj,
noun
28
A is as adjective as B
kasing+root, B, A
28
A and B are equally
adjective
adjective, A at B
28
A is adjective like B
adjective, A,
tulad/katulad/gaya/kagaya, B
28
A and B are both adjective
parehong, adjective,
A at B
28
A is like B
parang, B, A
28
A is like this
ganito, A
28
A is like that
ganyan/ganoon, A
29
A seems adjective
mukhang, adjective, A
29
A looks like B
kamukha, B, A
29
A is more adjective than B
mas/higit na/lalong, A, kaysa, B
29
A is very adjective
napaka+root, A
29
A is very adjective
adjective, linker, adjective, A
29
A is the most adjective noun
pinaka+adjective, linker, noun, A
30
pseudo-verb
pseudo-verb, linker, basic-sentence
33
paano - how
paano, basic-clause
33
gaano - how
gaano ka + adjective root,
clause
33
bakit - why
bakit, basic-clause
33
alin - which
alin(g), clause
33
kumusta - how are you
kumusta, noun clause
47
tapos na - finished
tapos na, (linker), phrase
Table 7: Word Order for Most
Structures in this Book
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