(When a jeepney driver asks his passenger if one requests him to stop over)
Driver: Bababa ba?
I don't know if the Filipino language has another example of this reiterative structure. Cool eh?! All these times, we may have thought that this is another 'only in the Philippines'. Check out on this wiki link on other examples of these reiterative structures that complete a sentence.
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My guess is that those foreigners who heard the "bababa" conversation, thought that Filipinos can talk sheep. Still, only in the Philippines.
posted by ScIoN 8:09 PM