Welcome to the third Filipino lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Filipino to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Filipino|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] may gatas ka ba?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] meron akong gatas at kape
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] meron siyang tatlong mansanas
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] meron lamang siyang isang mansanas
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] nakatira kami sa maliit na bahay
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] gusto ko ang ating almusal
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Filipino|
|Do you speak (English/ Filipino)? marunong ka ba (mag-ingles / mag-filipino)?|
|Just a little konti lang|
|I like Filipino gustó ko ang filipino|
|Can I practice with you? puwede akong makipag-praktis sa iyo?|
|How old are you? ilang taón ka na?|
|I'm thirty three years old ako ay tatlumpu't tatlong taong gulang|
|It was nice talking to you masayá akó at nakausap kita|
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