This question calls for a response
indicating the extent or degree of some quality. The interrogative pronoun functions
almost like an adverb before a modifier, which is always prefixed with KA-.
Pronouns (actor) always come after the question word.
Here are some examples:
|Gaano karami ang dala mong mangga?
How many mangoes did you bring?
Kaunti lang. (A few.)
|Gaano kadalas ang klase mo sa Tagalog?
How frequent/often is you Tagalog class?
|Tatlong beses sa isang linggo.
Three times a week.
|Gaano kalaki ang bahay ni Erap?
How large is Erap's house?
|Gaano kahaba ang pila sa sine?
How long is the line for the movie?
|Hindi masyadong mahaba.
Not very long.
|Gaano mo ako kamahal?
How much do you love me?
|Mahal na mahal kita.
I love you very much.