Root: layo

layo is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root layo:
~ related to far away, distant

Layo Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "layo"

mala : [adjective] far; far away; distant; afar;   more... »
la : [noun] distance; length; range; aloof   more... »
lumayô : [verb] to go far from; to avoid; to keep away from   more... »
magkalayô : [verb] to be apart; to be far from   more... »
ilayô : [verb] to turn something away from; to bring something far from; to steer away from; to avert   more... »
dí-kalayuan : [adjective] not-so-distant; not far; nearby   more... »
layuán : [verb] to stay away from something; to go far from; to avoid   more... »
kala : [noun] the distance between two points   more... »
palayô : [adverb] away; further away   more... »
kalayuan : [noun] distance; [adjective] far away; being far away   more... »
layu-la : [adjective] far apart from each other; very far   more... »
gaano kala : how far (distance); how distant   more... »
makalayô : [verb] to be able to get away from; to move further away   more... »
magkalayô : [adjective/adverb] apart   more... »
lalong mala : [adjective] further   more... »
maglayô : [verb] to put far away; to separate   more... »
malayuan : [verb] to consider to be far from   more... »
pinakamala : [adjective] furthest (in distance); farthest (in distance);   more... »
napakala : [adjective] very far away   more... »
maláyong-mala : [adjective] very far; very far away; very distant   more... »
malayo-la : [adjective] somewhat far from   more... »

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