Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word bakla in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word bakla:

baklâ  Play audio #8316
[noun] gay man; homosexual person; [adjective] gay (homosexual); effeminate; queer

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Naglálabasan na sa kloseta ang mga baklâ.
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Gay people are now coming out of the closet.
Hindî kesyo baklâ akó, may karapatán ka nang saktán akó.
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You have no right to hurt me just because I'm gay.
Baklâ ka ba?
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Are you gay?
Umamin na si Patrick na siyá ay baklâ.
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Patrick has admitted that he is gay.
Pinu ni Damian ang kaniyáng bakláng anák.
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Damian praised his gay son.
Hindî makatao ang pangungutyâ sa mga baklâ.
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It is inhumane to ridicule gays.
Inakusahán niyá akó na isáng baklâ.
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He accused me of being a homosexual.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ako ay bakla.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800234 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm gay.

May kapitbahay ako na isang bakla.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800235 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have a gay neighbor.

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Alternate spelling(s):
accla, acla, ackla
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2:baklá  Play audio #15121
[noun] amazement; anxiety

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How to pronounce bakla:

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gayhomosexualeffeminategay persongay manfagqueer
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