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

Definition for the Tagalog word basura:

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[noun]  garbage; trash; garbage truck; debris; rubbish

Root: basura
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Basura Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Maba ang basura
The garbage is stinky.
Nagdudulot ng mabahong amóy ang basura.
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The garbage produces offensive odor.
Anóng oras kadalasang dumádaán ang basura?
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What time does the garbage truck usually go by?
Dumaán na ba ang basura?
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Has the garbage truck gone by?
Saán ka nagtatapon ng basura?
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Where do you dispose of the garbage?
Dito ka magtapon ng basura.
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Throw the trash here.
Saán mo itinapon ang basura?
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Where did you dispose of the trash / garbage?
Ipunin mo ang basura sa isáng sulok
Gather the trash in one corner.
Lumulutang ang basura sa sa
Garbage floats in the stream.
Huwág mong sunugin ang basura mo
Don't burn your trash.
Anóng oras ka naglálabás ng basura
What time do you take out the garbage?
Nag-iwan ng basura ang tropang nagpaskó sa Luneta. 
The gang who spent Christmas at Luneta left garbage.
Kahapon ko pa ipinalabás sa iyó ang basura.
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I told you to take out the trash yesterday yet.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nilabas ni Tomas ang basura.
Tatoeba Sentence #1712149 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom took out the garbage.

Huwag magtapon ng basura dito.
Tatoeba Sentence #3999469 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't throw trash here.

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How to pronounce basura:

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Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
ibasurabásurahánbasurerotapunán ng basuramagbasuramamamasurapagbasura
Related English Words:
trashrubbishgarbagedebrisgarbage truck
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