Root: wala

wala is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root wala:
~ related to 1.) none, zero, 2.) absence (of something), to lose (something)

Wala Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "wala"

kumawalâ : [verb] to break free   more... »
mawalâ : [verb] to disappear (AF); to be gone (AF); to vanish (AF); to lose something (OF); to misplace something (OF)   more... »
walâ : [adverb/adjective] none; nothing; no; not; not any; gone; not here; absent; devoid; away; don't; doesn't have   more... »
kawalán : [noun] lack of something; loss; want; deficiency; dearth   more... »
walá lang : nothing special; nothing in particular; nothing much   more... »
bálewalâ : [adjective] meaningless; worthless; not worthy of attention   more... »
mawalán : [verb] to lose; to misplace   more... »
pakawalán : [verb] to free (from restraints, jail, etc); to unbind; to release; to unchain; to unleash   more... »
magwalâ : [verb] to fly into a rage; to lose   more... »
iwalâ : [verb] to set something aside; to lose something;   more... »
pagkawalâ : [noun] disappearance; loss; absence; escape from something   more... »
alâ : [noun] zero; [preposition] without; [pronoun] none (slang)   more... »
bále-walaín : [verb] to ignore something/someone   more... »
walang-walâ : [adjective] absolutely none; broke; having no money   more... »
walá na : [adjective] gone; no more; no more left   more... »
makawalâ : [verb] to escape; to be able to escape; to lose   more... »
magpawaláng-bi : [verb] to make null and void   more... »

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