Root: patay

patay is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root patay:
~ related to killing

Patay Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "patay"

patáy : [adjective] dead; deceased; [expressions] crap / oh my gosh / dang (slang)   more... »
patayín : [verb] to kill someone; to slaughter something (an animal); to turn off something; to shut off something; to extinguish something   more... »
pumatáy : [verb] to kill; to extinguish   more... »
pagpatáy : [noun] murder; killing   more... »
Mamatáy ka na! : [interjection] I hope you die!; I hope you drop dead!   more... »
patayan : [noun] slaughter; killing   more... »
patáy-patayan : [noun] playing dead; pretending to be dead   more... »
mapatáy : [verb] to be able to kill something (OF); to be able to turn off / extinguish (OF); to be killed (AF)   more... »
pamatáy : [noun] anything used for killing or turning off or extinguishing; [adjective] stunning clothes (colloquial); killer (smile)   more... »
magpatáy : [verb] to slaughter (animals); to kill   more... »
magkámatayan : [verb] to fight to the death   more... »
nakapatáy : [adjective] dead; turned off   more... »
patayan ng hayop : [noun] slaughterhouse   more... »
ipapatáy : [verb] to have someone killed   more... »
pagkakapatáy : [noun] killing; death   more... »
makapatáy : [verb] to be able to kill   more... »
patáy-dampót : [adjective] unconscious; dead weight   more... »

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