Short for náton. Buháton ta inâ. Let us do it. Ang baláy ta. Our house. Our home.
Why, well, now then, etc. "Ta" is either merely an exclamation or it is employed to avoid abruptness. Ta, ikáw lang dirâ sa baláy magbántay. Well, you must be the one to guard the house. Ta, himóa inâ. Now then, get it done. Ta, lakát na kitá. Let us go. (see hínta, hatî). tâ, Look here! You see! Didn't I tell you? There you are! Well! Now then! See tê, tî.