"Makipag-usap" typically indicates the actor is [b]initiating[/b] the discussion with the person being talked to. Ex: "John talked to Mary," where John is the initiator of the discussion. This is different than "mag-usap" which indicates two people are having a discussion only.
Formal Rank: #1322 Casual Rank: #846 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
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Makipag-usap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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