Filipino Plural

If you're trying to learn Filipino Plural or Tagalog, check our courses about Plural and Singular... 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 Plural

Learning the Filipino Plural displayed below is vital to the language. Filipino Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers. In tagalong they use the word mga which they put in front of the noun which is to be pluralized, mga aklat books. Here are some examples:

English PluralFilipino Plural
PluralMaramihan
my bookang aking mga libro
my booksang aking mga libro
our daughterang aming mga anak na babae
our daughtersang aming mga anak na babae
I'm coldako malamig
we're coldkami ay malamig
his chickensang kanyang mga chickens
their chickenang kanilang mga manok

Notice the structure of the Plural in Filipino.

List of Plurals in Filipino

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Filipino placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Filipino vocabulary.

English PluralFilipino Plural
alligatorbuwaya
alligatorsalligators
bearmadala
bearsbears
birdibon
birdsibon
bulltoro
bullsbulls
catpusa
catscats
cowbaka
cowscows
deerusa
many deermaraming mga usa
dogaso
dogsaso
donkeyasno
donkeysdonkeys
eagleagila
eagleseagles
elephantelepante
elephantselephants
giraffedyirap
giraffesgiraffes
goatkambing
goatsgoats
horsekabayo
horseskabayo
lionleon
lionsLions
monkeyunggoy
monkeysmonkeys
mousemouse
micemice
rabbitkuneho
rabbitsrabbits
snakeahas
snakessnakes
tigertigre
tigerstigers
wolfmalayo sa gutom
wolveswolves

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Filipino. Once you're done with the Tagalog Plural, 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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