BALAT

Two different meanings:

when stressed on the first syllable: balat (birthmark, blotch on the skin)
when stressed on the last syllable: balat (skin)


balat
skin, hide, pelt, rind, wrap

balat ng prutas
fruit peel

balat ng hayop
animal hide, animal pelt

balat ng lumpiya
lumpia wrapper

balat ng saging
banana peel

balatan
to peel

Balatan mo ang saging.
Peel the banana.

pabalat ng aklat
book jacket

balat-kalabaw
thick-skinned (like a carabao)

pabalat-bunga
"skin-fruit" = only for the sake of courtesy
not sincere in one's invitation

Binalatan mo na ba ang saging?
Have you peeled the banana?

ang pinakamagandang hayop sa balat ng lupa
the most beautiful animal on the surface of the earth