MAPAGBIGAY

root word: bigay, meaning ‘to give’

mapagbigay
generous

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UGAT

This word has at least two meanings.

ugat
root, origin

ugat ng puno
tree root

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KAMAY

bahagi ng katawan
part of the body

kamay
hand

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ANTAY

antay
to wait briefly

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DITO

rito, dini, rini

dito
here

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ITIM

kasulangat ng puti

itim
black

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ALIKABOK

sometimes simply as abok, though not so common
 

alikabok
dust

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BASA

There are two different meanings for the Tagalog word spelled basa.

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