Root: tibay

tibay is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root tibay:
~ related to sturdiness, steadiness, or durability

Tibay Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "tibay"

matibay : [adjective] sturdy; durable; stable; firm; strong; lasting; solid; adamant; unbreakable; hardy; resilient   more... »
tibay : [noun] material strength; sturdiness; endurance   more... »
pagtibayin : [verb] to enforce or reinforce something; to ratify something   more... »
tumibay : [verb] to become steady; to become firm; to become stronger   more... »
katibayan : [noun] evidence; fortitude; testimonial; proof; certificate; degree;   more... »
pagpapatibay : [noun] strengthening; ratification; adoption; verification; validation   more... »
pampatibay : [noun] reinforcement   more... »
mapatibay : [verb] to be able to make strong and durable   more... »
pinakamatibay : [adjective] strongest; sturdiest; most durable; most stable; firmest; most solid; most hardy   more... »
patatág : anything that is used to make a framework sturdy; stabilizer; reinforcement; brace; support;   more... »
mapatibayan : [verb] to be able to prove that something is true or false   more... »
napakatibay : [adjective] very sturdy; very strong; very durable; very stable; very firm   more... »

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