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Lesson 137: Daw

Say daw to indicate that what you say you heard from somebody else.
Daw can be translated as “they say” or “it is said.”
Daw becomes raw for a better sound
when following a word that ends in a vowel.

Mabait ka raw. They say you are nice. It is said you are nice.
Mabilis daw ang takbo ng coche mo. It is said that your car runs fast.
Anong oras ka raw aalis? Somebody wants to know at what time you are leaving.

Use daw to mark hearsay.

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