HINGI

 
hingi
request

hingi
to ask for something
 
 
hiningi
requested, asked for
 


Pahingi ng litrato.
Let me have a picture.

Pahingi ng pera.
~ Give me some money.

Pahingi ng pagkain.
Let me have food.
 


Magkano ang hinihingi mo?
How much are you requesting?

Humihingi ako ng tulong.
I'm asking for help.

Humingi ako ng dalawang libo.
I asked for two thousand.




The Tagalog word for 'give' is bigay.

Bigyan mo ako ng pera.
Give me money.

The word for the common sense of 'to ask' is tanong.