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na adv. 1 now, already. Ako na.
It's my turn to do it now or I'll
do it instead of someone else. 2
after nouns or pronouns: acts as an
emphatic marker. Bukas na. Let
it be tomorrow. Si Maria na. Let
it be Maria's turn. 3 after verbs:
if in the past tense form, denotes
completion of action expressible
in the past or present perfect in
English. Nagsipilyo na siya. He has
already brushed (his teeth). 4 if in
the infinitive form or future form,
denotes now, right away, immedi-
ately, soon. Magsipilyo ka na. Brush
(your teeth) now. Papasok na ako.
I'm going to school now. 5 If after
the verb roots, denotes completed
action. Bukas na. It's already open.
Tapos na. It's already finished.
na lig. connects modifier and word
modified, takes the form -ng when
the word it follows ends in a vowel
sound. Mabait na bata or Batang
mabait. Good child.
na part. with sa/kay, marks nouns
indicating position, location, posses-
sion of something; -ng when the word
it follows ends in a vowel sound
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