HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

babáe

  1. dame, maid, mistress, girl

TagalogEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ba-bahi, from Proto-Austronesian *ba-bahi. Cognate with Cebuano babaye, Ilocano babai, Kapampangan babai.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ba‧e
  • IPA(key): /baˈbaʔɛ/, [bɐˈbaʔɛ]

NounEdit

babae

  1. woman; girl; female
  2. mistress; concubine
    • 1981, Tomas Quintin D. Andres, Lohika sa kaisipang Pilipino
      Ipaghalimbawa natin na ang maybahay ay may isang kaibigan na nagsabi sa kaniya na ang kaniyang asawa ay may kasamang babae.
      Let's use as an example of a wife who has a friend that told her that her husband is out with his mistress.
    Nahuli ko si Tatay na may kasamang babae noong isang gabi sa sa hotel.I caught Father with her mistress one night in a hotel.
    Synonyms: kabit, kalaguyo, kalunya

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