PASA

Many possible meanings for the Filipino word pasa.

 

When the stress is strong on the second syllable, it is the native Tagalog word.

 


pasâ
bruise


May pasâ ako sa binti.
I have a bruise on the leg.




When the stress is on the first syllable, it is the Spanish-derived word.
 
 
 
pasa
to pass


Pakipasa mo ito.
Please pass this along.


Ipasa mo kay Pedro.
Pass it to Peter.

Ipinasa ko na sa kanila.
I've passed (it) already to them.
 
 

 
 
nakapasa
was able to pass
(a test for school or work)
 
nakapasa sa pagsusulit
was able to pass the test

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