When "sana" is followed by a verb, for example: "Sana manalo ka" (I hope you will win), the verb remains in the infinitive aspect/tense. The verb is not conjugated into the contemplated aspect (future tense) as you would in English ("will win"). It may be helpful to think of "sana" as already having an implicit future connotation built into the word, and that is why the following verb is not in the contemplated aspect / future tense.
Formal Rank: #114 Casual Rank: #65 ** 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.
Sana Example Sentences in Tagalog: (34)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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I hope you win.
I hope you'd get to feel how I am feeling right now.
I hope this does not happen again.
I hope I win the lotto.
I hope you would be able to understand me.
I hope it doesn't rain this afternoon.
I wish you/I hope you'll have a wonderful future.
I hope you won't feel lazy / lose steam (in doing something).
Nanditosanasi Roda, dahilmagseselostalagásiyá!
I just wish Roda was here, because she would be so jealous!
I hope we'd be able to find seats.
I hope you'd learn to love me.
Sanatamaankoang jackpot saLinggó.
I hope I win the jackpot on Sunday.
I hope you'd like this.
I hope your mind will be open to the truth.
I hope you won't run out patience with me.
sna Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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