Filipino Questions

Filipino Questions

If you're trying to learn Filipino Questions or Tagalog, check our courses about Questions and interrogative expressions... 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 Questions

Learning the Filipino Questions 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 Questions is in the structure of the grammar in Filipino.

Filipino questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsFilipino Questions
QuestionsTanong
how?kung paano?
what?ano?
who?sino?
why?bakit?
where?kung saan?
where is he?kung saan ay siya?
what is this?ano ay ito?
why are you sad?kung bakit ikaw ay malungkot?
how do you want to pay?kung paano mo nais na magbayad?
can I come?ako dumating?
is he sleeping?siya ay natutulog?
do you know me?kilala mo ako?
do you have my book?ang mayroon kayo sa aking mga libro?
how big is it?paano malaki ay ito?
can I help you?may maitutulong ba ako?
can you help me?maaari ka tumulong ako?
do you speak English?nagsasalita ka ng Ingles?
how far is this?gaano kalayo ito?
what time is it?anong oras ito?
how much is this?kung magkano ito?
what is your name?ano ang pangalan mo?
where do you live?saan ka nakatira?

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

List of Questions in Filipino

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

English QuestionsFilipino Questions
VocabularyBokabularyo
CountriesBansa
AustraliaAustralya
CambodiaKambodya
CanadaKanada
ChinaTsina
EgyptEhipto
EnglandInglatera
FrancePransiya
GermanyAlemanya
GreeceGresya
IndiaIndia
IndonesiaIndonesiya
ItalyItaliya
JapanHapon
MexicoMehiko
MoroccoMoroko
PeruPeru
SpainEspanya
ThailandTaylandiya
USAEstados Unidos
LanguagesWika
ArabicArabe
ChineseIntsik
EnglishIngles
FrenchPranses
GermanAleman
GreekGriyego
HebrewHebrew
HindiHindi
ItalianItalyano
JapaneseJapanese
KoreanKoreano
LatinLatin
RussianRuso
SpanishEspanyol
UrduUrdu
DaysAraw
MondayLunes
TuesdayMartes
WednesdayMiyerkules
ThursdayHuwebes
FridayBiyernes
SaturdaySabado
SundayLinggo
timeoras
houroras
minuteminuto
secondpangalawa

Questions and interrogative expressions have a very important role in Filipino, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Tagalog Questions, 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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