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

Definition for the Tagalog word katabi:

katabí  Play audio #9600Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  adjacent; near; beside; close to; by one's side

Root: tabi
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

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Natuwâ akó na katabí ni Lita si Rita sa bus
I was glad Rita was Lita's seatmate on the bus.
Sino ang magiging katabí ni Portia sa klase
Who will Portia be sitting next to in class?
Anó ang ibinulóng sa iyó ng iyóng katabí
What did your seatmate whisper to you?
Hindî ko ináasahan na katabí ni Marlon ang kaniyáng karibál
I wasn't expecting that Marlon was seated next to his rival.
Inilipat ko ang mga damít mo sa katabíng aparadór.
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I transferred your clothes to the adjacent closet.

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Nakatira siya sa nayong katabi ng Osaka.
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He lives in a village near Osaka.

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How to pronounce katabi:

Play audio #9600
Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
tabíPasintabi pômagkatabítabí-tabítabihánitabítumabímagtabítabingîisantabí
Related English Words:
adjacentnearbesideclose toby one's side
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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