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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
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Ba Example Sentences in Tagalog: (128)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Daratíng ba si Joe?
Play audio #32902 Play audio #32903
 
Is Joe coming? / Will Joe be coming?
Totoó ba
Is it true?
Aalís ka ba
Are you leaving?
Gutóm ka ba
Are you hungry?
Gustó mo ba akóng magalit?
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Are you trying to make me angry?
Binanggít ba nilá akó kanina?
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Did they mention me earlier?
Sinísimulán mo na bang mag-aral para sa exam?
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Are you already beginning to study for the exam?
Kúkumpirmahín ko lang, may gustó ka ba sa akin?
Play audio #30069 Play audio #30070
 
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?
Play audio #28544 Play audio #28545
 
Do you smell something (like it's) burning?
Nakuntento ka ba sa trabaho nilá?
Play audio #31870 Play audio #31871
 
Are you satisfied / happy with their work?
Nakapasok ka na ba sa Louvre?
Play audio #29769 Play audio #29770
 
Have you every been to / inside the Louvre?
Anó ba itóng pinasok ko?!
Play audio #31326 Play audio #31327
 
What did I get myself into!?
Pumasok ba siyá?
Play audio #32967 Play audio #32968
 
Did he go in/to school/to work?
Dapat bang manghi ang loób ko?
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Should I be disheartened?

User-submitted Example Sentences (50):
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 ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1814046 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you okay?


Mali ba ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #2763515 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Am I not right?


Galit ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #4560231 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you mad?


Baliw ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #3086300 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you crazy?


Bakla ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #2800237 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you gay?


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?


Tama ba siya?
Tatoeba Sentence #7681406 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is she correct?


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?


Tulog ba siya?
Tatoeba Sentence #3074552 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is she sleeping?


May asukal ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1659737 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is there any sugar?


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?


Pumayat ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #2917161 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you lose weight?


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?


Buntis ba ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #2815986 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Am I pregnant?


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


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


May mapa ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #3243859 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you have a map?


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


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?


Nag-aaral ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #3211652 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you studying?


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


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?


Handa na ba tayo?
Tatoeba Sentence #5361425 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are we prepared?


Kotse mo ba iyon?
Tatoeba Sentence #2844321 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is that your car?


Magsayaw ba tayo?
Tatoeba Sentence #1748333 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Shall we dance?


Panaginip ba ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #3045255 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is this a dream?


Nakatulog ba ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #2917712 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did I fall asleep?


Tapos na ba tayo?
Tatoeba Sentence #5361427 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are we finished?


Di ba malinaw na?
Tatoeba Sentence #2147310 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is it not clear enough?


Meron bang saging?
Tatoeba Sentence #4650525 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are there any bananas?


Kilala mo ba siya?
Tatoeba Sentence #1669526 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you know him?


Di ka ba inaantok?
Tatoeba Sentence #1811638 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Aren't you sleepy?


Nakita mo ba sila?
Tatoeba Sentence #2796564 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have you seen them?


Bago ba itong awto?
Tatoeba Sentence #2135430 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is this car new?


Bisi ka ba kahapon?
Tatoeba Sentence #1698677 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Were you busy yesterday?


Hindi ba itim iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2763333 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Isn't it black?


Bumalik na ba siya?
Tatoeba Sentence #1648917 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is he back already?


Makakalangoy ka ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1422934 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Can you swim at all?


Mainit dito, di ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #1789387 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's hot in here, right?


Nabasa mo ba lahat?
Tatoeba Sentence #5300917 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did you read it at all?


Meron bang nangyari?
Tatoeba Sentence #1696947 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did something happen?


Magkapareho ba sila?
Tatoeba Sentence #1783608 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are they all the same?


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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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