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

Definition for the Tagalog word bata:

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[noun]  child; children; kid; youth
[adjective]  young

Root: bata
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Bata" is a term for child, however when discussing a child in terms of "someone's child", one should use the term "anak" instead. "Anak" is a genderless term for "son" or "daughter". For example: "I saw a child on the street" would use the term "bata". However, "This is my child" should use the term "anak."

String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Bata Example Sentences in Tagalog: (70)
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Ba pa siyá
He is still young.
Matalino ang ba
The child is smart.
Naglalarô ang mga ba
The children are playing.
Hinabol ng ba ang tu
The child chased the puppy.
Inampón ko ang ba
I adopted the child.
Binabasâ ng ba ang sapatos niyá.
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The child is getting his shoes wet.
Tumayô ang ba sa ibabaw ng mesa.
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The child stood on top of the table.
Humabol ang ba sa kaniyáng iná.
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The child ran after his mother.
Ang isáng mabuting ba ay sumúsunód sa magulang.
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A good child obeys his parents.
Huwág mong takutin ang ba.
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Don't frighten the child.
Pitóng ba ang nilagnát nang mataás at namatáy.
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Seven children developed a high fever and died.
Nilapitan ng ba ang natutulog na aso.
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The child went near the sleeping dog.
Tumakbó ang ba papasók ng bahay.
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The child ran into the house.
Ayaw ng batang mamigáy ng kinakain niyá.
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The kid does not want to share what he's eating.
Hiningî ng ba ang mga baryá sa bulsá ko.
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The child asked for the coins in my pocket.
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Related Words:
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2:bata  Play audio #18244Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  bathrobe; robe

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How to pronounce bata:

Play audio #18146
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Related Filipino Words:
bataatabsísip-babinakabataankabababatang lansanganbumanakababapagkaba
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