BALINTIYAK

root words: baling and tiyak

balintiyak
passive


Misspellings: balingtiyak, balimtiyak


The Tagalog word balintiyak is most commonly used in the grammatical term tinig na balintiyak (passive voice). 



tinig na balintiyak
passive voice


pandiwang pambalintiyak
passive verb


 Ang kasalungat ng balintiyak ay tahasan.
The opposite of passive is active.


pandiwang tahasan
active verb 

pandiwang balintiyak
passive verb


Sa balintiyak na tinig, ang panaguri ang gumagawa sa kilos.
In the passive voice, the predicate performs the action. 

Sa tahasang tinig, ang simuno ang gumagawa sa kilos.
In the active voice, the subject performs the action.