Adverbs

Filipino Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

In this 18th lesson we will explore the Filipino adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Filipino Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Filipino, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Filipino

Adverbs Filipino
Alreadyna
Immediatelykaagad
Last nightlaptop
Laterkani-kanina lamang
Next weeksa susunod na linggo
Nowngayon
Soonmamaya; maya-maya
Stillpa
This morningnitong umaga; ngayong umaga
Todayngayong araw
Tomorrowbukas
Tonightmamayang gabi
Yesterdaykahapon
Yetpa
Anywherekahit saan; maski saan
Everywherekahit saan; saan man
Heredito
Theredoon
Almosthalos
Alonenag-iisa; mag-isa
Carefullynang mabuti
Quicklynang madali
Reallytunay
Slowlydahan-dahan
Togethermagkasama
Verynapaka
Alwayslagi
Neverhindi kailanman
Rarelymadalang; bihira
Sometimeskung minsan

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Filipino sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Filipino Adverbs in a Sentence

English Filipino
Do you like it here?nagustuhan mo ba rito?
See you later!diyan ka na
Thank you very much!maraming salamat sa iyo
I really like it!gustong-gusto ko

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Filipino

Animals Filipino
Animalhayop
Bearoso
Birdibon
Butterflyparu-paro
Catpusa
Cowbaka
Dogaso
Donkeyasno
Eagleagila
Elephantelepante
Farmsakahan
Forestkagubatan/gubat
Goatkambing
Horsekabayo
Insectkulisap=formal; insekto=conversational
Lionleon
Monkeyunggoy, tsonggo, matsing
Mosquitolamok
Mousedaga
Rabbitkuneho
Sheep (plural)mga tupa
Snakeahas
Spidergagamba
Tigertigre

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Daily Conversation in Filipino

Finally, a list of sentences using the vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Filipino Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Filipino

English Filipino
Do you have any animals?may mga hayop ba kayo? May mga alaga ba kayo=referring to pets--
Do you sell dog food?nagtitinda ba kayo ng pagkain ng aso?
I have a dogmay aso ako
Monkeys are funnynakakatawa ang mga unggoy/tsonggo/matsing
She likes catsmahilig siya sa pusa
Tigers are fastmabilis/matulin ang mga tigre
Badmasama
Happymasaya
Sadmalungkot
Thank you!salamat sa iyo
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")walang anuman
Have a nice day!
Good night!
Have a good trip!
It was nice talking to you!equivalent: mabuti't nagka-usap tayo

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Filipino. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Filipino about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Filipino Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Filipino homepage.