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Are these the same: ninyo vs nyo? I'm assuming "nyo" is an abbre

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Author Photo by: Dakila Rating: 0
Jul 22 2019, 6:01pm CST ~ 1 mo., 3 days ago. 
Are these the same: ninyo vs nyo? I'm assuming "nyo" is an abbreviation or contraction of "ninyo." What are other common contractions used in informal speech?
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Author Photo TLDCAdmin Rating: 0
Jul 22 2019, 9:40pm CST ~ 1 mo., 3 days ago. 
@Dakila Yes, you should get comfortable with abbreviations in Tagalog, especially if you’re reading online discussions/comments!
 
More examples:
nya = niya
sya = siya
dun = doon
yun = iyon
wag = huwag
jan = diyan
 
I’ve manually added several hundred other alternate spellings to the dictionary here, from common abbreviations I’ve seen online.
 
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Author Photo stevesmi Rating: 0
Jul 23 2019, 12:22am CST ~ 1 mo., 3 days ago. 
I have often heard yungggggg with the g hanging in the air while the guy thinks of his next words. I'm guessing that that also is a contraction-extension for iyon
 
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Author Photo TLDCAdmin Rating: 0
Jul 23 2019, 8:55am CST ~ 1 mo., 2 days ago. 
I have often heard yungggggg with the g hanging in the air while the guy thinks of his next words. I'm guessing that that also is a contraction-extension for iyon
 
@stevesmi
 
“Yung” is also often used (especially in informal speech) instead of “ang”.
 
Also, you probably already know, but “ng” is its own letter in Tagalog, and the final “g” is not the hard “g” we’re accustomed to in English. So that might also make it sound like it’s “hanging in the air” to our ears.
 
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Author Photo Tagamanila Rating: 0
Jul 25 2019, 5:38am CST ~ 1 mo., 1 day ago. 
@Dakila
 
"Nyo" is how you'd usually see it written, but "n'yo" is supposed to be the proper way of writing it.
 
"Nyo/N'yo" is also informal. If you are talking to an older person, it would sound more polite if you will say "ninyo".
 
@stevesmi
 
"Iyon" is "that" and "inyong" is the combination of "iyon na" (that, which is). So, when we stretch it like "iyonnnngg", it is just like saying "that, which is... " as we try to think of or to recall the right word to follow it.
 
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