Formal Rank: #1219 Casual Rank: #650 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
Balikan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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When are you coming back for me?
Return to me. / Come back for me.
The child returned to the building.
Let's go back over the events of last Monday.
Dapatbalikánkosi Alice kasíhiníhintáyniyáakó.
I should go back to Alice because she's waiting for me.
Binalikánkabani Tom gaya ng sinabiniyá?
Did Tom go back to you like he said he would?
Bakitlagingbinábalikánni Mary angnakaraán?
Why does Mary keep going back to (reminiscing about) the past?
Just stay there. I'll come back for you.
Don't worry, I'll be back to see you again on Monday.
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