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

Definition for the Tagalog word bata:

ba  Play audio #18146Save to Flash Cards
[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".

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Example Sentences Available Icon Bata Example Sentences in Tagalog: (69)
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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.
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.
Dapat isugód agád sa klíniká ang isáng batáng mataás ang lagnát
A child with a high fever should be rushed to the clinic.
Hindî natukoy ng madre ang eksaktong lokasyón ng ba
The nun wasn't able to determine the child's exact location.
Nilapitan ng ba ang natutulog na aso.
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The child went near the sleeping dog.
Hiningî ng ba ang mga baryá sa bulsá ko.
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The child asked for the coins in my pocket.
Nagtindá ang mga ba ng lemonade nung makalawá.
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The children sold lemonade two days ago.
Pinagtitibay ang kumbensiyón tungkól sa karapatán ng mga ba
The convention about the rights of children are being ratified.
Natútupád ang mga hilíng ng ba
The child's wishes come true.
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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 lansangannakababapagkababuma
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