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

Definition for the Tagalog word balat:

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1 [noun] skin
2 [noun] hide; leather; peel
3 [noun] bark; tree bark

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Root: balat
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Balat" generally means "skin", whereas a similar word, "kutis," is used exclusively when referring to human skin or complexion.

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Ang kapál ng balát ng elepante.
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The elephant's hide is so thick.
Ang alcohol ay pumápatáy ng bacteria sa balát.
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Alcohol kills bacteria on the skin.
Naíiritá ang balát ko sa ibinigáy mong sabón.
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My skin is irritated by the soap you gave me.
Nádulas akó sa balát ng saging.
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I slipped on a banana peel.
Gawâ ba sa tunay na balát ang sinturón mo?
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Is your belt made of genuine leather?

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mas maputi pa ang kanyang balat sa niyebe.
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Her skin is whiter than snow.

Naramdaman niya ang init ng araw sa kanyang balat.
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He felt the warmth of the sun on his skin.

Mas malapot ba ang pulot kaysa losyon para sa balat?
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Is honey more viscous than skin lotion?

Dahil sa matinding init ng araw, nasunog ang balat ng kanyang likod.
Tatoeba Sentence #2809525 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Due to the intense sunlight, his back was sunburnt.

Magaspang ang balat niya dahil sa mga taong nagtrabaho siya sa labas.
Tatoeba Sentence #2068057 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Her skin is coarse from years of working outdoors.

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How to pronounce balat:

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Related Filipino Words:
balát-sibuyasbalatkayôpansalátbalatánpabalátbalát ng itlógkabalát
Related English Words:
skinhideleatherbarktree barkpeel
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