ANAK

Kasingkahulugan sa Tagalog: supling (offspring)

anák
child


Make sure to differentiate the word anák from the word bata, which is also translated into English as ‘child’.

anak
someone’s offspring

batà
any child

Matalino ang bata.
The child is smart.

Matalino ang anak ko.
My child is smart.

Kaninong anak ito?
Whose child is this?

Sino ang batang ito?
Who is this child?


anak na babae
daughter

babaeng anak
female child

anak na lalake
son

lalakeng anak
male child

anak sa labas
illegitimate child

anak-anakan
foster chld


Ano ang ibig sabihin ng anak-araw?
What does “sun-child” mean?

Ito ay taong sobrang maputi – nakasisilaw sa puti tulad ng sa araw. It is a person overly white – eye-blindingly white like the sun. An albino.