Root: baba

baba is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root baba:
~ related to being low, below or down

Baba Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "baba"

ba : [noun] chin; lowness; low   more... »
babâ : 1.) [noun] descent; going down; 2.) [adjective] below / lower (sa baba)   more... »
bumabâ : 1.) [verb] to go down; to descend; to become low; to become lower 2.) [verb] to get off (e.g., get off of a bus); to alight; 3.) [verb] to depreciate; to decrease; (e.g., in price)   more... »
maba : 1.) [adjective] low; lowly; down; 2.) [noun] bass   more... »
pababâ : [adjective/adverb] downward; downhill   more... »
babaán : [verb] to get off somewhere; to get down somewhere   more... »
ibabâ : [verb] to put something down; to bring something down; to pull something down; to drop something off; to lower something; to take something down; to degrade something; to demote something; to lower the position of something; to bring something downstairs   more... »
pagbabâ : [noun] descent; decadence; downgrade; alighting (e.g., from a car or train); stepping down (resignation); upon going down   more... »
babaan : [noun] spot for unloading (people, things, packages, etc); stop (e.g., bus stop)   more... »
ibabâ : [noun/adjective] lower; bottom; beneath; below; down; downstairs   more... »
magbabâ : [verb] to bring down; to lower; to demote   more... »
makababâ : [verb] to be able to go down; to be able to descend   more... »
babaín : [verb] to go down for something; to go down into something; to put something down   more... »
pababain : 1.) [verb] to reduce; to lower; to depreciate; 2.) [verb] to make someone get out (e.g., of a car)   more... »
pababaín : [verb] to get someone to descend or get off or get down   more... »
nakakababâ : [adjective] lower   more... »
pinakamaba : [adjective] lowest   more... »
nakababâ : [adjective] descended; down low; down   more... »
pagkababâ : upon getting down; upon going down; upon descending; upon bringing down; upon going downstairs   more... »
mapababâ : [verb] to suddenly drop; to degrade   more... »
magpaba : [verb] to cause to be lower; to have lowered   more... »
magpakumbabâ : [verb] to humble oneself; to back down   more... »
maibabâ : [verb] to be able to lower something; to be able to put something down   more... »
pinakababâ : [adjective] lowest   more... »
kakababá : just got down; just got off (e.g., a vehicle)   more... »
pagpápababâ : [noun] making lower; abasement   more... »
mapagpakumbabâ : [adjective] humble; modest   more... »
pagpápakumbabâ : [noun] humility   more... »
napakababâ : [adjective] very low   more... »
mapagkumbabâ : [adjective] humble   more... »
mababang loób : [adjective] humble   more... »
magpakaba : [verb] (Leo) (1) to lower; to humble or degrade oneself. (2) to condescend; to come down willingly to the level of one's inferiors.   more... »
paibabâ : [adverb] headed down; downward   more... »
kababaan : [noun] lowness; lowliness; low area   more... »
kumbabâ : [noun] humility   more... »
ipababâ : [verb] to have something brought downstairs or taken down   more... »
sumbabáy : to go down; to descend; descend; go down; lower oneself;   more... »
halumbabâ : position where the chin is resting on the palm or back of the hand; chin rest; pensive pose;   more... »
ngalumba : [noun] resting or supporting one's chin on one's hand or fist   more... »
pinakaibabâ : [adjective] lowest; bottom-most   more... »
pagpapakaba : an action or way of being low or humble in character; humility; humbleness; modesty; meekness;   more... »
hindí bábabá sa : [adverb] at least; not less than   more... »

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