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Author Photo by: Bob5B
May 22 2020, 12:43am CST ~ 2 weeks, 1 day ago. 
Question: I would be grateful if someone could tell me where I can find a lesson which explains the difference between the words hindi and wala and when and where to use them.
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Author Photo AMBoy Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
May 22 2020, 12:49am CST ~ 2 weeks, 1 day ago. 
 
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Author Photo Bob5B
May 22 2020, 2:00am CST ~ 2 weeks, 1 day ago. 
Thanks for that and I have previously used it. I was hoping that there was a lesson that could explain why hindi or wala is used in that particular context as I find some of the answers confusing.
 
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Author Photo JudgmentKazzy Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious Supporter
May 22 2020, 2:02am CST ~ 2 weeks, 1 day ago. 
@Bob5B Wala = None at a basic sense. If someone asks you if you have something, you would respond with wala if you don't have it. If for example however, someone asks you if you want to do something, you would respond with hindi if you don't want to (typically followed with ayoko/ayaw ko).
 
Basically: Wala = none
Hindi = no/not
 
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Author Photo Bituingmaykinang
May 22 2020, 11:48am CST ~ 2 weeks, 0 days ago. 
Wala basically imply something is "empty".
 
Hindi is basically a negation
 
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Author Photo Bob5B
May 23 2020, 12:23am CST ~ 1 week, 7 days ago. 
Thank you all for your comments
 
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Author Photo Ignatius
May 23 2020, 5:45am CST ~ 1 week, 7 days ago. 
Above are good explanations.
 
Another comparison: (He or she)
Hindi siya kumain. = He did not eat.
 
Wala siyang makain. = He did not have anything to eat. (no food)
 
Hindi siya nakakain. = He was not able to eat.
 
Wala siyang kinain. = He ate nothing.
 
Hindi means no, not possible, not able to.
 
Wala means there's nothing from the start, or nothing left anymore, or without.
 
A common affront is,
 
Walang hiya ka! = You have no shame!
 
You cannot say "Hindi hiya ka". Won't work. But you can say, "Hindi ka ba nahiya?" = Didn't you feel ashamed?
 
Just trying to explain the difference in usage.
 
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