"Maganda si Anna. Ang pintas lang sa kanya ay masyado siyang suplada." = Anna is pretty. Her only fault is that she's such a snob.
"Maraming pintas ang maririnig mo pag ginawa mo iyan" = You will hear a lot of negative criticisms if you'll do that.
"Huwag kang pintas nang pintas kasi hindi ka din naman perpekto" = Don't keep on criticizing because you are not perfect either. (Used here as a verb)
This root word can be made an adjective or a verb when affixes, e.g., ma, maka, mai, an, um, ma-an, are added to it.
"MApintas na tao 'yang si John" = That John is a faultfinder. ("Mapintas" is an adjective here and would translate to "faultfinding" - That John is a faultfinding person.)
"Mahilig MAmintas si John" = John is fond of finding faults on others. ("Mamintas" is the infinitive of a subject-focused verb that uses the "ma" prefix. With this prefix, the "p" becomes "m". That might have been done to differentiate it from the adjective form. Conjugation: namintas, namimintas, mamimintas)_
"Kung MAKApintas itong si Jane sa iba, akala mo maganda siya" = With the way Jane finds flaws/defects on others, it's as if she's pretty. ("Makapintas" is a subject-focused verb that means "able to criticize/find fault", but used here to mean "the manner of finding fault")
"Wala kang MAIpipintas sa ugali ni Jake" = You won't be able to/can't say anything bad about Jake's character". ("Maipintas" is a subject-focused verb)
"Honey, hindi kaya ako pintasAN ng mga magulang mo kung hindi ko sila regaluhan sa birthday nila?" = Honey, wouldn't your parents have a low opinion of me (find fault in me) if I don't give them gifts on their birthdays?
"Huwag kang pUMintas/MAmintas kung ayaw mong MApintasAN" = Don't criticize if you don't want to be criticized.
("Pintasan" and "mapintasan" are object-focused verbs)
Formal Rank: #1924 Casual Rank: #1009 ** 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.
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