Root: basa

basa is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root basa:
~ related to 1.) being wet, 2.) reading (text)

Basa Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "basa"

basahin : [verb] to read something   more... »
basâ : [adjective] wet   more... »
basahan : [verb] to read to someone; * focus on the person being read to   more... »
magbasá : [verb] to read; to read intently; to study a text; to read out loud   more... »
pagbasa : [noun] reading   more... »
bumasa : [verb] to read   more... »
mabasa : [verb] to read something; to happen to read something; to be able to read something   more... »
magbasa-basá : [verb] to browse (while reading); to browse through; to skim (text)   more... »
mámbabasá : [noun] reader   more... »
basaín : [verb] to wet something; to splash something   more... »
mabasâ : [verb] to get wet   more... »
ibasa : [verb] to read something for someone   more... »
babasahín : [noun] reading material   more... »
basaan : [noun] wetting   more... »
pagbabasá : [noun] reading   more... »
ipabasa : [verb] to have something read   more... »
makabasa : [verb] to be able to read   more... »
palabasá : [adjective] fond of reading; well read   more... »
pagkabasa : [noun] reading; upon reading; after reading   more... »
mamasâ : [verb] to get wet (AF); to become wet (AF)   more... »
basang-basâ : [adjective] sopping wet; drenched   more... »
pagbabasâ : [noun] wetting   more... »
pakibasa : please read   more... »
basâ ang papél : [idiomatic] having a bad reputation (literally: wet paper)   more... »

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