Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word basa in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word basa:

basâ  Play audio #617
[adjective] wet

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Root: basa
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Ibinuhos nilá ang basáng semento sa kalsada.
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They poured the wet cement on the road.
Pínunasan ko ang sapatos ko ng basáng basahan.
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I wiped my shoes with a wet rag.
Anang lolo ko, huwág matulog nang basâ ang buhók.
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My grandpa said, do not sleep with wet hair.
Basâ ang mga aso.
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The dogs are wet.
Huwág kang kakapit sa bakod kasí basâ pa ang pintura niyá.
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Don't hold on to the fence because its paint is still wet.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Basa ang tuwalya.
Tatoeba Sentence #4654838 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The towel is wet.

Kaming lahat ay basa sa pawis.
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We were all drenched with perspiration.

Dumikit ang basang damit sa katawan ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842488 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My wet clothes clung to my body.

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How to pronounce basa:

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