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par. (at the end of a declarative sentence) indicating uncertainty
Other meanings
[ba]   par. (at the end of an imperative sentence) adding a softened tone
[bā]   v./n. puff (at a pipe); bar (to drink)
[bā]   onomat. bang, crack (sound of firing gunshot or something breaking)
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
duì bu qǐ , wǒ chí dào le , zháo jí le ba
phr. Sorry, I am late. You must have been worried
ní xǐ huan tīng yīn yuè huì ba
phr. You like going to concerts, right?
kuài yì nián le ba
phr. (with a tone of estimation) It has been almost one year.