Looper Posted July 2, 2014 Report Share Posted July 2, 2014 It seems that even Filipinos get confused with this two. Even I have to remind myself of these rules. Most of the time people just use "Ng", but that's actually wrong. I hope this quick tutorial will help a little.Nang(1) Used when you're repeating a verb. (to emphasize a repetition of an action)Example:Tumawa nang tumawa (kept laughing)Magbasa nang Magbasa (keep reading)(2) Used when a verb is to be followed by an adverb or another verb.Example:Tumawa nang malakas (laughed loudly)Magbasa nang tahimik (read quietly)Mag-ipon ka nang makabili ka (save up so you can buy)(3) Used as a combination of na + ang, na + ng, or na + na.Example:Mahirap na ang magkasakit => Mahirap nang magkasakitSila ay nagsama na ng tuluyan => Sila ay nagsama nang tuluyanTumigil ka na na mag-inom => Tumigil ka nang mag-inomNg(1) Used when a verb is followed by a noun.Example:Sumulat ng tula (wrote a poem)Magbasa ng libro (read a book)(2) Used when a verb is followed by an adjective.Example:Sumulat ng nakakalungkot na tula (wrote a depressing poem)Magbasa ng makapal na libro (read a thick book)(3) Used when a verb is followed by a number.Example:Bumili ng anim na damit (bought six clothes)Magtanim ng isang dosenang binhi (plant a dozen of seeds) Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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