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1 TAGALOG LINKERS Some Occurrences of Linkers
Source: Ramos, T.V. (1971)Tagalog Stuctures

2 Uses of Linkers Link words that are related to each other as a modifier and a modified word

3 Kinds of Linkers na - is a linker that connects when the first word ends in a consonant. Ng - is a variant of na which is attached to the first word that ends in a vowel

4 Before or after the noun head
adjective + linker+ noun (or vice versa) payat na Maria Mariang payat Demonstrative Pronoun + linker + noun (vice versa) itong bahay bahay na ito

5 Sa Pronoun (my, mine, his, her, etc.) + linker + noun
both positions can occur for emphasis itong bahay na ito Sa Pronoun (my, mine, his, her, etc.) + linker + noun aking bahay iyong bahay

6 Interrogative Pronoun (who, what, etc.)+ linker + Noun
Sinong taong ito? Aling pagkain ang gusto mo? Kaninong lapis ito? Ilang selyo ang gusto mo? Anong kalye ito?

7 Indefinite Pronoun (anybody, somebody) + linker + noun
ibang tao sinumang tao Numeral +linker +noun tatlong babae apat na babae

8 Quantifier (expresses /in/definite numbers/amount) + linker + noun
kaunting kanin maraming tao Noun + linker + noun kapatid na babae babaeng kapatid

9 title + linker + noun Binibining Crail Aling Michelle
Ginoong Ben/Ginang Miller

10 Existential Particle (there is, there are no..)+ linker+ noun
mayroong lapis walang lapis verb+linker+verb ang tumatakbong bata

11 adverb (modify verb, nouns, adjectives) + linker+time noun
tuwing umaga tuwing Oktubre tuwing lunes

12 Before Verbs Pseudo Verbs (verb-like words, stative verbs) + linker +Infinitive Verb Gustong Kumain ni Maria Maaring lumabas ang mga estudyante Kailangang mag-aral siya.

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