PAKINABANG

pakinabang
profit, earnings, advantage, interest

kapaki-pakinabang
very profitable, advantageous

makinabang
to gain, earn, profit

tagapakinabang
beneficiary

nakinabang
benefited

Sinong nakinabang sa sitwasyon?
Who benefited from the situation?

The Spanish-derived Filipino word for ‘benefit’ is benepisyo.

A Cebuano word for “advantage” / “profit” / “usefulness” is kapuslanan. Cebuano is a language completely distinct from Tagalog.