sabi

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See also: sabí

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sabi

  1. Romaji transcription of さび

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَبِيّ(ṣabiyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabi m ‎(plural subien)

  1. boy
  2. male child

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

sabi

  1. to know

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabi ‎(base)

  1. Speech; what one says.
    Uulitin ko ang sabi ng lampaso: nakakalbo ako sa'yo!
    I will restate the mop's words: you tear my hair out!

Verb[edit]

sabi ‎(used in the form magsabi or sabihin)

  1. To say; to speak.
    Nagsasabi ako ng totoo.
    I’m telling the truth.

sabi ‎(used in the form sabihan)

  1. To tell (to someone).
    Sinabihan ko siya na wawalisan niya ang sahig.
    I told him to sweep the floor.

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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

sabí ‎(base)

  1. To disclose one's wrongdoing; to tell on.
    Ipagsasabi kita 'pag may ginawa ka.
    I will tell on you if you do something.

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabi

  1. plural of sabo