Allan BORRA Software Technology Department De La Salle University 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines ccsabb@ languages spoken in Southern Philippines. But as of yet, extensive research has already been done on theoretical linguistics and little is known for computational linguistics. In fact, the computational linguistics researches on Philippine languages are mainly focused on There are also notable work done on Ilocano. Kroeger (1993) showed the importance of the grammatical relations in Tagalog, such as subject and object relations, and the insufficiency of a surface phrase structure paradigm to represent these relations. .