Formal Rank: #51 Casual Rank: #32 ** 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.
Talaga Example Sentences in Tagalog: (17)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Do you really want to know?
Definitely! / Certainly!
It's really saddening!
Do you really know it or you're just guessing?
Si Anna ayisákaibigannatalagángmapagkákatiwalaan.
Anna is a friend that can really be trusted.
Say what?! Are you really going to get married?
I'll really get pissed off with you if you still won't shut up.
Are you really striving to be humble?
Nanditosanasi Roda, dahilmagseselostalagásiyá!
I just wish Roda was here, because she would be so jealous!
Nagpípigíllangsiná Mark at Jessie, perogalítnatalagásilá.
Mark and Jessie are just controlling themselves, but they are really angry.