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Root: mata


mata is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root mata:
ROOT DEFINITION:
~ related to eyes

Mata Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "mata"

pikít-matá : [adjective/adverb] eyes shut; doing something with eyes shut   more... »
malik-matá : [noun] illusion; transfiguration; being deceived by one's vision; seeing things; eyes playing tricks on you   more... »
matá : [noun] eye   more... »
pilíkmatá : [noun] eyelash; eyelashes; lash; lashes   more... »
matahín : [verb] to underestimate something; to eye something (with suspicion or skepticism); to belittle something; to disdain something; to despise something   more... »
mamataán : [verb] to catch sight of something; to happen to see something   more... »
kalumatá : [noun] dark circles (under the eyes)   more... »
mamalik-matá : [verb] to have one's eyes playing tricks on oneself; to be seeing things   more... »
matá-sa-matá : eye for an eye   more... »

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