Formal Rank: #269 Casual Rank: #791 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
Bala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Click or tap any underlined word to see a literal translation.
I saw a bullet on the dresser.
The young soldier wasted bullets.
I have used up all my bullets.
Three bullets hit her.
User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Makakalimutan mo rin ako balang araw. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You'll forget about me someday.
Nagtamo ng tatlong bala sa katawan si Tom. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom was shot three times.
Nagamit na ni Tom ang lahat ng mga bala niya. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom used up all his bullets.
Hindi ko alam kailan, pero magaganap iyan balang araw. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence