Practice Buhay (Life) and Buháy (Alive)

Notice the difference between buhay (a noun meaning ‘life’) and buháy (an adjective meaning ‘alive’). The accent is placed on a different syllable.

buhay
life (noun)

buháy
alive (adjective)


buhay
life  (noun)

Mahirap ang buhay.
Life is hard.


buháy
alive  (adjective)

Buháy pa ba siya?
Is he/she still alive?