Tagalog Negation

If you're trying to learn Tagalog Negation which is also called Filipino, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Tagalog 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 Tagalog. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Tagalog Negation

Learning the Tagalog Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Tagalog negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). In Tagalog there are two words for negation wala, meaning not, there is not, ako wala pera, I have no money and ko alam I don’t know. Here are some examples:

English NegationTagalog Negation
NegationPagkakaila
he is not heresiya ay hindi dito
that is not my bookna ito ay hindi ang aking mga libro
do not enterhuwag ipasok ang

Notice the structure of the Negation in Tagalog.

List of Negation in Tagalog

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

English NegationTagalog Negation
I don't speakHindi ako nagsasalita ng
I don't writehindi ako sumulat
I don't drivehindi ko drive
I don't loveHindi ko pag-ibig
I don't givehindi ko bigyan
I don't smilehindi ko ngiti
I don't takehindi ako kumuha
he doesn't speakhindi siya ay nagsasalita ng
he doesn't writehindi siya ang sumulat
he doesn't drivehindi siya ay drive
he doesn't lovehindi siya ang pag-ibig
he doesn't givehindi siya ang magbigay
he doesn't smilehindi siya ang ngiti
he doesn't takehindi siya aabutin
we don't speakhindi namin makipag-usap
we don't writehindi namin isulat ang
we don't drivehindi namin drive
we don't lovehindi namin pag-ibig
we don't givehindi namin magbigay
we don't smilehindi namin ngiti
we don't takehindi kami tumagal

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Tagalog. Once you're done with the Filipino Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Tagalog lessons here: Learn Tagalog. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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