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basta

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

Definition for the Tagalog word basta:


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[adverb]  just so long as; only; just; simply; enough; that's all; sufficient; as long as; make sure you
[interjection]  stop!; for no reason!; just because!; anything for (you/him/her)

Root: basta
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Example Sentences Available Icon Basta Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Bastá dumatíng ka sa oras.
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Just arrive on time.
Bastá isipin mong mahál kitá.
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Just keep in mind that I love you.
Bastá ikáw!
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Anything for you! / I'll do anything for you!
Bastá. Surpresa iyón.
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Just wait. It's a surprise.
Hindî lang bastá magandá, matalino pa.
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Not just beautiful, but smart too.
Magíng orihinál ka at hindî bastá gumagaya lang.
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Be original and not just an imitator.
Huwág mong bastá iniiwan na lang ang mga gamit mo sa mesa.
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Don't just leave your stuff on the table.
Bastá ibinigáy niyá itó sa akin at hindî siyá nagpakilala.
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He just gave this to me and did not introduce himself.
Huwág mong bastá ibíbigáy kahit kanino. Ibigáy mo mismo kay Peter.
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Don't just give it to anyone. Give it to Peter personally.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Basta tingnan ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #1869554 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Just watch me.


Dapat basta umalis na ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #1667783 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I must go right away.


Basta tatapusin ko itong trabaho.
Tatoeba Sentence #1369073 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I will finish this work somehow.


Basta kumain ka ng anuman kung baka sakali.
Tatoeba Sentence #1610996 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have something to eat just in case.


Puwede kang pumunta, pero basta maaga kang umuwi.
Tatoeba Sentence #1874144 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You may go as long as you come home early.


Ang pinakaimportante sa buhay ay maging basta sarili.
Tatoeba Sentence #1889652 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The most important thing in life is to be yourself.


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Alternate spelling(s):
basta't, bastat
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce basta:

BASTA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #2253
Markup Code:
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Related Filipino Words:
basta-bastábastá na lang
Related English Words:
that's allthat's itmake sure youjust so long asas long asanything forenoughsufficientonlyjustsimplyfor no reasonjust because
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