Assalamualaikom! Welcome to "Communication: THE Meranaw Way!"
This course will introduce and teach you basic Meranaw words and prompts that are useful when you want to communicate to a Meranaw friend.
When you introduce yourself in Meranaw, you have to familiarize the basic words and nouns that would allow you to introduce yourself. Take a look at the samples below:
This would mean that when you say "I am your name.", it is translated as "sakun si so ngaran."
"I am Fatima Ali." is equivalent to "Sakun si Fatima Ali."
After you state your name, you usually give additional information like your address and sometimes, your age.
So if you plan to say "I live in/at ADDRESS", it would be "mababaleng ako sa BABALENGAN". when you would include your age, let us say, "My age is _________.", it would be "Idad akun na ____."
"I live in Bo. Paypay, Marawi CIty and my age is 16 years old."
In Meranaw, we translate this as:
"Mababaleng ako sa Bo. Paypay, marawi CIty. Sapulo ago nem ako e