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ba

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

Definition for the Tagalog word ba:


ba  Play audio #305Save to Flash Cards
[enclitic]  an article used to indicate a question with no equivalent in English

Root: ba
Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Ba Example Sentences in Tagalog: (128)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Pumasok ba siyá?
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Did he go in/to school/to work?
Nanalo ka ba?
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Did you win?
Gustó mo bang kumain?
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Would you like to eat?
Masakít ba?
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Does it hurt?
Aalís ka ba?
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Are you leaving?
Masaráp ba?
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Is it (the food) delicious?
Totoó ba?
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Is it true?
Ta ba itó?
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Is this correct?
Maangháng ba itó
Is this spicy?
Gutóm ka ba
Are you hungry?

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mainit ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1355465 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is it hot?


Ano ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1679640 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What are you?


Ayos ba iyon?
Tatoeba Sentence #2083632 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is that okay?


Ginawa mo ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1728687 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you make it?


Iyon lang ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #2946655 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is that all?


Ginawa mo ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1728687 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have you done it?


Handa ba tayo?
Tatoeba Sentence #5361424 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are we prepared?


Malaki, di ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1708290 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Large, isn't it?


Seryoso ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1797184 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you being serious?


Mabaho ba ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #2832098 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do I stink?


Taoista ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1814044 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you a Taoist?


Naaalala mo ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #5214143 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you remember?


Nawawala ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1720161 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you lost?


Bago ka ba rito?
Tatoeba Sentence #3293813 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you new here?


Kumain ka na ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1698714 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have you eaten yet?


Sang-ayon ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1820560 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you agree?


Nakakain ba ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #2015885 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is this thing edible?


Alam mo ba iyon?
Tatoeba Sentence #1864788 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you know that?


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How to pronounce ba:

BA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #305
Markup Code:
[rec:305]
Related Filipino Words:
bang
Related English Words:
questionquestion wordquestion articlequestion marker
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
bang
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