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

Definition for the Tagalog word mabait:

mabaít  Play audio #150Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  nice; kind (character); good (character); well behaved; generous; friendly; benevolent

Root: bait
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Mabait means "good" but can only be used in this way in reference to someone's character.

Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Mabait Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
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Isasama kitá kung mabaít ka.
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If you behave yourself I'll take you along.
Maaapu ng mabaít na iná ang mapusók na anák
A kind mother will be able to stop an impulsive child.
Hindî ba mabaít ang titser
Isn't the teacher nice?
Mabaít siyá
He is nice. / She is nice.
Mabaít ang titser
The teacher is kind.
Mabaít na ba si Emma. 
Emma is a nice child.
Hindî siyá mabaít na kaibigan
He is not a good friend.
Sigurado akóng pagbíbigyán ka ni Vincent kasí mabaít siyáng tao.
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I'm sure Vincent will oblige you becuse he's a kind person.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mabait na bata si Emi.
Tatoeba Sentence #3033152 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Emi is a good girl.

Talagang mabait kayong dalawa.
Tatoeba Sentence #1637515 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You two are really kind.

Isip kong talagang mabait na tao ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1822081 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think you're a really nice guy.

Mabait naman siyang tinuro sa akin ang tigilan ng bus.
Tatoeba Sentence #1625412 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He was kind enough to take me to the bus stop.

Kapag ikaw ay isang mabait na bata, magkakaroon ka ng kendi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842475 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If you are a good girl, you shall have candy.

Gusto ko siya hindi dahil sa siya'y mabait, ngunit dahil siya'y matapat.
Tatoeba Sentence #2824351 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I like him not because he is kind but because he is honest.

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Alternate spelling(s):
mababait, kabait
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce mabait:

Play audio #150
Markup Code:
[rec:150]Play audio #638
Markup Code:
[rec: 638]
Related Filipino Words:
baítkabaitanmagpakabaítbumaítnapakabaítpinakamabaítmasiraan ng baítmagbaít
Related English Words:
goodnicekindfriendlybenevolentgeneouswell behaved
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