Tagalog Nouns

Welcome to the third Tagalog lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Tagalog to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
mga patatas
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
mga kamatis
onions
onions Audio
mga sibuyas
carrots
carrots Audio
mga karot
fruits
fruits Audio
mga prutas
apples
apples Audio
mga mansanas
bananas
bananas Audio
mga saging
oranges
oranges Audio
mga dalandan

Nouns Grammar Rules

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
Tagalog
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
may gatas ka ba? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
meron akong gatas at kape Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
meron siyang tatlong mansanas Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
meron lamang siyang isang mansanas Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
nakatira kami sa maliit na bahay Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
gusto ko ang ating almusal Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
tinapay
milk
milk Audio
gatas
butter
butter Audio
mantikilya
cheese
cheese Audio
keso
coffee
coffee Audio
kape
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sanwits
meat
meat Audio
karne
chicken
chicken Audio
manok
fish
fish Audio
isda
breakfast
breakfast Audio
almusal
lunch
lunch Audio
tanghalian
dinner
dinner Audio
hapunan

Conversation in Tagalog

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
Tagalog
Do you speak (English/ Tagalog)?
marunong ka ba (mag-ingles / mag-tagalog)? Audio
Just a little
konti lang Audio
I like Tagalog
gustó ko ang tagalog Audio
Can I practice with you?
puwede akong makipag-praktis sa iyo? Audio
How old are you?
ilang taón ka na? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
ako ay tatlumpu't tatlong taong gulang Audio
It was nice talking to you
masayá akó at nakausap kita Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Tagalog. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Tagalog Adjectives   Tagalog Adjectives

Tagalog Plural   Tagalog Plural



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