mang-

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *maŋ-, from Proto-Austronesian *maŋ- (compare Malay meng-).

Prefix[edit]

mang-

  1. to practice the action of the verb
    1. mang-+gamot (medicine)=manggamot (to practice medicine, work as a doctor)
    2. mang-+anak (child)=manganak (to give birth)
  2. to perform an action directed toward multiple objects
    1. mang-+bili (buying)=mamili (to go shopping)
  3. to do something harmful or destructive deliberately
    1. mang-+abala (bothersome)=mang-abala (to bother)
  4. to do a recreational activity
    1. mang-+kabayo (horse)=mangabayo (to go horseback riding)
  5. to become something partially or temporarily
    1. mang-+pula (red)=mamula (to go reddish)

Further reading[edit]

  1. https://learningtagalog.com/grammar/verbs/verb_affixes/mang_1.html
  2. https://learningtagalog.com/grammar/verbs/verb_affixes/mang_2.html
  3. https://learningtagalog.com/grammar/verbs/verb_affixes/mang_3.html
  4. https://learningtagalog.com/grammar/verbs/verb_affixes/mang_4.html
  5. https://learningtagalog.com/grammar/verbs/verb_affixes/mang_5.html