Tagalog Definition 18

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Aalis ang bus ng ala-una y medya.
The bus departs at one thirty.

Aalis: will leave
ang: the; ang is the focus marker. ‘Ang’ marks the subject of a sentence.
bus: bus
ng: of; the non-focus marker. Points to words that are not the subject. Points to the object of the sentence.
ala-una: one o’clock
y: used in telling time. Ex: Alas dose y medya. (Half-past twelve; 12:30) pronounced as long “e” (ee)
medya: half; middle