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)