Filipino Adverbs

Filipino Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Filipino Adverbs or Tagalog, check our courses about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Filipino grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Filipino. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Filipino Adverbs

Learning the Filipino Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Filipino language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Filipino.

Filipino adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsFilipino Adverbs
adverbsadverbs
I read a book sometimesAko basahin ang isang libro kung minsan
I will never smokehindi kailanman ako ay usok
are you alone?ikaw ay nag-iisa?

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Adverbs in Filipino has a logical pattern. Locate the Adverbs above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Tagalog.

List of Adverbs in Filipino

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Filipino placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Filipino vocabulary.

English AdverbsFilipino Adverbs
adverbs of timeadverbs ng oras
yesterdaykahapon
todayngayon
tomorrowbukas
nowngayon
thenpagkatapos
latermamaya
tonightngayong gabi
right nowsa ngayon
last nightkagabi
this morningito umaga
next weeksusunod na linggo
alreadyna
recentlykamakailan lamang
latelykani-kanina lamang
soonmaaga
immediatelykaagad
stillpa rin
yetpa
agonakaraan
adverbs of placeadverbs ng lugar
heredito
theredoon
over theresa dako roon
everywheresa lahat ng dako
anywherekahit saan
nowherewala kahit saan
hometahanan
awaymalayo
outpalabas
adverbs of manneradverbs ng paraan
verytunay
quitelubos
prettymedyo
reallytunay
fastmabilis
wellmabuti
hardmahirap
quicklymabilis
slowlydahan-dahan
carefullymabuti
hardlyparang hindi
barelybahagya
mostlyhalos lahat
almosthalos
absolutelywalang pasubali
togethersama-sama
alonenag-iisa
adverbs of frequencyadverbs ng dalas
alwayslagi
frequentlymadalas
usuallykaraniwan
sometimeskung minsan
occasionallypaminsan-minsan
seldombihira
rarelymadalang
neverhindi kailanman

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Filipino, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Tagalog Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Filipino lessons here: Learn Filipino. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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