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

Definition for the Tagalog word bakla:

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[noun]  gay man; homosexual person; fag
[adjective]  gay (homosexual); effeminate

Root: bakla
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Naglálabasan na sa kloseta ang mga baklâ
Gay people are now coming out of the closet.
Baklâ ka ba
Are you gay?
Umamin na si Patrick na siyá ay baklâ
Patrick has admitted that he is gay.
Pinu ni Damian ang kaniyáng bakláng anák
Damian praised his gay son.
Hindî makatao ang pangungutyâ sa mga baklâ
It is inhumane to ridicule gays.
Inakusahán niyá akó na isáng baklâ
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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[noun]  amazement; anxiety

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How to pronounce bakla:

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Related English Words:
gayhomosexualeffeminategay persongay manfag
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