Related to "teka": Although "teka" and "maghintay ka" mean the same thing, most of the time they are not interchangeable. Use "teka" when what you want to say is the imperative "wait" and not "you wait". Since "hintay" means "wait", it is possible to use it in place of "teka". Most of the time though, we use "teka". "Antay" is another way of saying "hintay".
Formal Rank: #662 Casual Rank: #498 ** 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.
Maghintay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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