KABA

kutob, pangamba, takot; pintig, pulso, palpitasyon, tibok, pitik, tahip ng dibdib

kabá
palpitation

kabá
premonition

kinabahan
became nervous

kinakaba-kabahan
is being nervous

Kinakabahan ako.
I’m nervous.

Ninenerbyos ako.
I’m feeling nervous.

Kaba is like having a faint premonition that something bad might happen.

Nerbyos is just the usual nerves.

A Spanish-influenced Filipino version for the native Tagalog kinakabahan is kabado.


kaba
nonstandard combination of ka + ba

Taga-Espanya ka ba? 
Are you from Spain?

kaba = kba