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
String frequency indicator:

This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Ba Example Sentences in Tagalog: (128)
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Daratíng ba si Joe?
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Is Joe coming? / Will Joe be coming?
Totoó ba
Is it true?
Aalís ka ba
Are you leaving?
Gutóm ka ba
Are you hungry?
Binanggít ba nilá akó kanina?
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Did they mention me earlier?
Kúkumpirmahín ko lang, may gustó ka ba sa akin?
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I would just like to confirm, do you like me?
Natátandaán mo pa ba?
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Are you still able to remember? / Do you remember?
May naáamóy ka bang parang nasusunog?
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Do you smell something (like it's) burning?
Nakuntento ka ba sa trabaho nilá?
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Are you satisfied / happy with their work?
Nakapasok ka na ba sa Louvre?
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Have you every been to / inside the Louvre?
Anó ba itóng pinasok ko?!
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What did I get myself into!?
Pumasok ba siyá?
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Did he go in/to school/to work?
Dapat bang manghi ang loób ko?
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Should I be disheartened?
Marami ka na bang mga bansáng naráratíng?
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Have you already been to many countries?
Nakuntento ba siyá sa pagkain?
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Was he satisfied with the food?

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How to pronounce ba:

Play audio #305
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questionquestion wordquestion articlequestion marker
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