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Adverbs of Time: Periods of Time

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Words such as áraw-araw, óras-oras, and linggó-linggó are just some of the adverbs of time that describe definite frequencies. These adverbs tell different periods of time by describing the specific (or definite) interval/s in which an event takes place. In the English language, these are words like “daily,” “weekly,” “monthly,” and the like. Know the different adverbs of time describing definite frequencies.
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Examples:
Hourly / Every hour
Óras-oras
Daily / Everyday
Áraw-araw
Weekly / Every week
Linggó-linggó
Monthly / Every month
Buwán-buwán
Annually / Every year
Taón-taón
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Examples:
Hourly / Every hour
Oras-oras
Daily / Everyday
Araw-araw
Weekly / Every week
Linggo-linggo
Monthly / Every month
Buwan-buwan
Annually / Every year
Taon-taon
These are very easy to remember because words related to time are just duplicated to show that something occurs every hour/day/week/month/year. Take a look at how these adverbs of time are used in sentences.
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Examples:
The bus arrives at the station every hour.
Dumáratíng ang bus sa istasyón óras-oras.
I get paid hourly.
Óras-oras akóng binábayaran.
Every hour, there is a news report on the TV.
Óras-oras ang pag-uulat ng balita sa TV.
We sing the national anthem of the Philippines every day.
Inaawit namin ang pambansáng awit ng Pilipinas áraw-araw.
I wake up early every day.
Gumigising akó nang maaga áraw-araw.
I sprinkle water on the plants every day.
Áraw-araw kong dinídiligán ang mga halaman.
I go home every week.
Linggó-linggó akóng umuuwî.
The museum is open weekly.
Bukás ang museo linggó-linggó.
I go to the market every week.
Linggó-linggó akóng pumúpuntá ng palengke.
We clean the house every month.
Naglilinis kamí ng bahay buwán-buwán.
We have monthly meetings.
May buwán-buwán kamíng pagpupulong.
I read one book every month.
Nagbábasá akó ng isáng libró buwán-buwán.
He goes to Japan every year.
Taón-taón siyáng pumúpuntá sa Japan.
Mom and I get to see each other every year.
Nakakapagkita kamí ni nanay taón-taón.
Timmy gives a donation every year.
Taón-taóng nagbíbigáy ng donasyón si Timmy.
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The bus arrives at the station every hour.
Dumarating ang bus sa istasyon oras-oras.
I get paid hourly.
Oras-oras akong binabayaran.
Every hour, there is a news report on the TV.
Oras-oras ang pag-uulat ng balita sa TV.
We sing the national anthem of the Philippines every day.
Inaawit namin ang pambansang awit ng Pilipinas araw-araw.
I wake up early every day.
Gumigising ako nang maaga araw-araw.
I sprinkle water on the plants every day.
Araw-araw kong dinidiligan ang mga halaman.
I go home every week.
Linggo-linggo akong umuuwi.
The museum is open weekly.
Bukas ang museo linggo-linggo.
I go to the market every week.
Linggo-linggo akong pumupunta ng palengke.
We clean the house every month.
Naglilinis kami ng bahay buwan-buwan.
We have monthly meetings.
May buwan-buwan kaming pagpupulong.
I read one book every month.
Nagbabasa ako ng isang libro buwan-buwan.
He goes to Japan every year.
Taon-taon siyang pumupunta sa Japan.
Mom and I get to see each other every year.
Nakakapagkita kami ni nanay taon-taon.
Timmy gives a donation every year.
Taon-taong nagbibigay ng donasyon si Timmy.

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