How to use the definite article in Tagalog

How to use the definite article in Tagalog

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Tagalog? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Tagalog lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Tagalog definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Tagalog definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The definite article is used with nouns. The English definite article 'the' is 'ang|ng' in Tagalog.

Examples

ang lungsod
the city
ang anak na lalaki
the son
ang bintana
the window
ang kapatid na lalaki
the brother
ang nanay
the mother
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About Tagalog

Tagalog belongs to the Austronesian language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Tagalog would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Tagalog

Learn to get by in Tagalog with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Tagalog, introduce yourself in Tagalog and even hold a conversation in Tagalog after you have met someone.

ilang mga batang babae
some girls
ilang mga babae
some women
ilang mga pusa
some cats
ilang mga isda
some fish
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Step 4 : The definite article in Tagalog

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns aklat, upuan and bukasan (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use the definite article with each of the nouns. The nouns together with the definite article are ng aklat, ng upuan and ng pinto (the book, the chair, the door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Tagalog including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Tagalog nouns aklat, upuan and bukasan, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Tagalog).

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