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

Definition for the Tagalog word mabasa:

mabasa  Play audio #6575
[verb]  to read something; to happen to read something; to be able to read something

Verb conjugations of mabasa:

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Root: basaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mabasa  Play audio #6575
Completed (Past):
nabasa  Play audio #23181
Uncompleted (Present):
nababasa  Play audio #23182
Contemplated (Future):
mababasa  Play audio #23183
Verb family:
basahin  |  
magbasá  |  
makabasa  |  
basahan  |  
bumasa  |  
makapagbasâ  |  
ipabasa  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mabasa Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Hindî namin mabasa ang sulat mo.
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We can't read your handwriting.
Saán mo iyán nabasa?
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Where did you read that?
Nabasa mo na itó?
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Have you read this?
Oo, nabasa ko na iyán.
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Yes, I've read that already.
Hindî. Hindî ko pa iyán nababasa.
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No. I have not read that yet.
May nabasa ka na bang libró ni Charles Dickens?
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Have you read any book by Charles Dickens?
Walâ pa si Tom na nababasang libró ni Charles Dickens.
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Tom has not read any book by Charles Dickens yet.
Hindî ko iyán mababasa kung hindî akó magsúsuót ng salamín.
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I won't be able to read that unless I put on my glasses.
Hindî ko mababasa ang lahát ng itó sa loób ng isáng oras.
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I won't be able to read all of these within an hour.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nabasa mo ba lahat?
Tatoeba Sentence #5300917 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you read it at all?

Di ko pa nabasa ang lahat ng aklat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1663250 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have not read all the books.

Puwede mong kunin ang libro kung mababasa mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1945041 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You may take the book if you can read it.

Sa tingin mo, ilang aklat na ang nabasa mo hanggang sa kasalukuyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2420435 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How many books do you think you've read so far?

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Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:mabasâ  Play audio #26183
[verb]  to get wet

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How to pronounce mabasa:

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Related English Words:
readreadingable to readhappen to readreadingreads
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