MAGTANIM AY DI BIRO
Magtanim ay di biro
halina mga kaliyag
has 16 consonant sounds, 5 vowel sounds, and 5 diphthongs. Syllable stress is used
to distinguish between words that are otherwise similar. With the exception of the glottal
stop ( ' ), all of the sounds are
represented by letters in writing. TAGALOG
is a highly phonetic language. Generally, words are spelled as they are pronounced.
The song on this page introduces you to the Tagalog sounds.