Formal Rank: #1200 Casual Rank: #758 ** 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.
Pigilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Why did you hold me back?
He tries hard not to cry.
This is an event beyond ny control.
They prevented me from leaving.
His father bound him with chains to hold him back.
Pinigilansiyáni Lito athinilasiyángpapasóksaloób.
Lito restrained him and dragged him back inside.
She blocked me from entering their house.
I'm preventing myself from cursing.
If she knows, why doesn't she prevent it?
I will restrain myself for my own sake.
Are you going to hold me back or not?
I will suppress my selfishness.
You can't stop me from doing it.
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