pa- -nin

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pa- -nin (Baybayin spelling ᜉ ᜈᜒᜈ᜔)

  1. alternative form of pa- -in
    tawa (laugh) + ‎pa- -nin → ‎patawanin (to be made to laugh)
    talo (defeat) + ‎pa- -nin → ‎patalunin (to let one be defeated)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Normally, /h/ is inserted before -in when the root word ends with a vowel that is not followed by a glottal stop. In some cases, phoneme change can occur and /h/ becomes /n/.
    punta + ‎pa- -nin → ‎papuntahin
    ganda + ‎pa- -nin → ‎pagandahin
    laki + ‎pa- -nin → ‎palakihin
    tawa + ‎pa- -nin → ‎patawanin

Derived terms[edit]

Category Tagalog terms circumfixed with pa- -nin not found