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

Definition for the Tagalog word bangka:

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[noun]  boat; native boat; traditional Filipino boat with no sail

Root: bangka
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Ibinilí ni Cardo ng bagong bangkâ ang kaniyáng amá
Cardo bought his father a new boat.
Lumúlubóg ang bangkâ
The boat is sinking!
May natanáw akóng bangkâ malapit sa tabíng-dagat
I saw boats near the coastline.
Alín sa mga bangkâ sa aplaya ang gagamitin natin
Which of the boats on the waterfront will we use?
Binanggâ ng napakatuling barkóng pangkargamento ang malakíng bangkáng pangisdâ
A cargo ship cruising at full speed collided with a huge fishing boat.
Ayaw lumutang ng bangkáng papél
The paper boat won't float.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Dinala niya ako sa isla nang bangka niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1885845 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He took me over to the island in his boat.

Natawid niya ang Karagatang Pasipiko nang bangka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1708245 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She was able to cross the Pacific Ocean by boat.

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How to pronounce bangka:

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Related Filipino Words:
mamangkâbangkáng pangisdâmagbangkâ
Related English Words:
boatnative boatfilipino boat
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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