Two particularly used suffixes in Ilocano are -n and -en. Learn how to use these suffixes with nouns, adjectives, pronouns and verbs.
Na and -ng are linkers used in Filipino/Tagalog to link adjectives to nouns being described. But there's more on how these two linkers are used.
Tagalog markers are placed before nouns. Here, you'll learn more about the usage of markers si, ni, and kay and how to use them with names, adjectives, and as focus markers.
The most common yet confusing Tagalog affixes, different forms of maka -- explained in an easy to follow style with examples in Tagalog and Taglish or Tagalog-English.
Learn both commonly used Filipino adjectives and simple adjectives with examples of using both in Tagalog sentences. Adjectives that describe feelings and emotion, appearance and tastes are also covered here.
Proverbs express a people's wisdom mostly through their way of life and experience. These proverbs are a small fraction of the one thousand proverbs that were compiled by G. Barra. They show how timeless human wisdom is and how it cuts across cultures.
In case you thought German had no Curse words, I say, "you have to know what to listen for." Here we have a list of all the most common German curse words, insults, and swear words.
Nang and ng as well as ang can be confusing when learning Filipino. But it isn't that hard at all once you learned the rules on how to use ang, nang, and ng. That explained here in an easy way for beginners with examples.
Filipinos pointing with their lips, making rectangular sign in the air and nodding with eyebrows are only three examples of gestures Filipinos commonly used. What these Filipino gestures and body language mean is all here.
The bad words. The good side of learning Filipino expletives or profanity words in Tagalog is knowing when you're being cursed. Either swear or used some of these on the list to express annoyance, surprise, excitement or disbelief.
Filipinos used different titles or honorifics for different persons from using ate and kuya to tito and tita. But there are titles used too for total strangers. Which Filipino title to use? That in this list of Filipino titles of respect.
Understanding Tagalog idioms on your own can be challenging, but fun. Surprise your friends by learning idioms in Filipino through this examples of commonly used Filipino idioms.
Here are some commonly used Ilocano adjectives and nouns for everyday use. You will also learn to construct Ilocano sentences the easiest way possible.
Bite-sized Ilocano lessons covering Ilocano verbs and pronouns. Tips and examples of simple Ilocano sentences is covered as well while explaining agglutination of Ilocano words.
Reduplication of Filipino words is deemed weird by non-speakers but these Tagalog reduplicated words are unique on their own. Some even conveys the meaning without repetition. Have you heard these examples of Tagalog reduplicated words?
Filipino/Tagalog prefixes, infixes and suffixes made easier for beginners as I tackle them with easy to follow guides and examples. Learn how to use prefixes like mala, pala, pang, ma, pa along with infix -um and suffixes such as -in and -an .
Brush up on your Tagalog with these so-called old Tagalog words. In this article are more than 20 Filipino words that aren't colloquially used nowadays but still comes in handy when learning the Filipino language.
A brief introduction to the 28 characters of the Arabic alphabet and proper pronunciation of each letter.
Challenge yourself on how much you know with these Tagalog words that can't be translated in English. Tangay. Bagong salta. Amos and tinga are just few examples of hard to explain Filipino words.
Ready made German essay examples on a character and appearance description to use straight away. Guidance of how to structure your essay. With English translation.
Travelling to Latin America? Beware these linguistic traps.
Free German ready made essays to use straight away. Learn how to write about your future partner, husband or wife in about 200 words. With English translations.
Proficiency in a foreign language is quickly lost if the language is not often used. Drawing on my experiences of learning Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Thai, I suggest ways to maintain language skills.
This is my experience of 14 years bringing up two bilingual children who became multilingual.
Creating a sentence using the spoken Kuwaiti Arabic words or phrases around the house, in the shops and in the airport environment. Kuwaiti Arabic Words or phrases used asking for directions or places when you get lost or don't know where to go in an Arab country like Kuwait or in the Middle East.
In part 9 of my series of German essays we talk about drug abuse, consequences and what your teacher wants you to write in your essay. Also covering cigarettes and alcohol...