Definition for the Tagalog word ba:
[enclitic] an article used to indicate a question with no equivalent in English
Ba Example Sentences in Tagalog: (128)
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Is Joe coming? / Will Joe be coming?
Kúkumpirmahín ko lang
, may gustó ka ba sa akin
I would just like to confirm, do you like me?
May naáamóy ka bang parang nasusunog
Do you smell something (like it's) burning?
Ikáw ba ang nagtatalâ ng mga pangalan ng mga nawawaláng tao
Are you the one registering the names of the missing persons?
Nakapasok ka na ba sa
Have you every been to / inside the Louvre?
Anó ba itóng pinasok ko
What did I get myself into!?
Dapat bang manghinà ang loób ko
Should I be disheartened?
Marami ka na bang mga bansáng naráratíng
Have you already been to many countries?
Kaya mo bang hiblahán ang karayom
Can you thread a needle?
Hindî pa ba bumabangon ang tatay mo
Hasn't your dad gotten out of bed yet?
Nakamít mo ba ang ináasám mong premyo
Did you receive your coveted prize?
Aren't you getting in / on?
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Related Filipino Words:bang
Related English Words:questionquestion wordquestion articlequestion marker
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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