Root: bantay

bantay is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root bantay:
~ related to guarding, watching over

Bantay Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "bantay"

bantáy : [noun] guard; watcher; custodian; look-out; watchman; escort; nickname for a dog   more... »
bantayán : [verb] to guard something; to look after something; to keep an eye on something; to watch closely over something   more... »
magbantáy : [verb] to guard; to look after; to keep watch; to stand watch   more... »
nakabantáy : [adjective] guarding   more... »
mabantayán : [verb] to be able to watch over something or someone   more... »
tagabantáy : [noun] overseer; guard; guardian   more... »
pagbabantáy : [noun] watching; vigilance; guarding   more... »
bantáy-sarado : [adjective] well guarded; closely guarded; carefully watched over   more... »
tagapagbantáy : [noun] guardian; keeper   more... »
bantáy-salakay : [noun] guard who steals from his master   more... »

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