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

Definition for the Tagalog word balat:

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[noun]  skin; hide; leather; bark; tree bark

Root: balat
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Balat" generally means "skin", but we normally use "kutis" when referring to human skin.

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Balat Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Naíiritá ang balát ko sa ibinigáy mong sabón.
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My skin is irritated by the soap you gave me.
Nádulas akó sa balát ng saging.
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I slipped on a banana peel.
Ang kapál ng balát ng elepante
The elephant's hide is so thick.
Ang alcohol ay pumápatáy ng bacteria sa balát
Alcohol kills bacteria on the skin.
Gawâ ba sa tunay na balát ang sinturón mo
Is your belt made of genuine leather?

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Mas maputi pa ang kanyang balat sa niyebe.
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Her skin is whiter than snow.

Naramdaman niya ang init ng araw sa kanyang balat.
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He felt the warmth of the sun on his skin.

Mas malapot ba ang pulot kaysa losyon para sa balat?
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Is honey more viscous than skin lotion?

Dahil sa matinding init ng araw, nasunog ang balat ng kanyang likod.
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Due to the intense sunlight, his back was sunburnt.

Magaspang ang balat niya dahil sa mga taong nagtrabaho siya sa labas.
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Her skin is coarse from years of working outdoors.

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How to pronounce balat:

Play audio #1863
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Related Filipino Words:
balát-sibuyaspansalátbalatkayôbalatánbalát ng itlógpabalát
Related English Words:
skinhideleatherbarktree bark
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