I love you, and I wish I could have spent more time with you back then.
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20:55 May 7, 2001
English to Tagalog translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
English term or phrase:I love you, and I wish I could have spent more time with you back then.
This is in a poem that I wrote to my girlfriend kim in VA Beach. I loved her alot, we were both stationed in Naples Italy, our parents were in the military. Now I live in Corpus Christi, Tex. Hook me up with some other snazzy stuff to if you could.
Explanation: Iniibig - (rt. word): ibig - love
kita - a pronoun which is tanslated as " I _____ you". This pronoun is used when the 'you' is stressed or emphasized more than that of the 'I ' and this is indicated by the verbal affix '-in'.
at - and
sana'y - a combination of 'sana' and 'ay'
'sana' = I hope, I wish
'ay' = a word that indicates that the word that preceeds it was transferred from its usual slo to the first slot in the sentence.
nakapiling = piling - to be close, vt.. to be in the presence of
naka- verbal affix that expresses the 'can, is able to...'
pa = particle which expresses the English words " more,still"
The combination of the words (naka+rt verb) + pa +sana expresses the English phrase ' wish could have +PP more'
respondent is a Tagalog speaker and a Tagalog Language Instructor/ trainer
Caroline Delizo Local time: 20:26 Native speaker of: Iloko, Tagalog PRO pts in pair: 24