The Alternative Tagalog Dictionary: bato

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bato etymology From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Austronesian (compare Cebuano bato, Fijian vatu, Hawaiian haku, Hiligaynon bato, Iloko bato, Indonesian batu, Pampanga batu, Malagasy vato, Malay batu, Maori whatu, Sundanese batu). pronunciation
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  1. Stone.
  2. (idiomatic, colloquial) A bore person.
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  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) To be bore. Nababato na ako sa kahihintay. I am almost turning into stone from all the waiting.

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