Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word kaya.

Definition for the Tagalog word kaya:

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[enclitic]  perhaps; I wonder if; do you suppose
[idiom]  used idiomatically to express doubt, question or surprise
[conjunction]  that's why; the reason why; therefore; hence; so; consequently; as a result

Root: kaya

Example Sentences Available Icon Kaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (61)
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Matátanggáp kayâ niyá ang katotohanan
Would she be able to accept the truth?
Hindî ko kayang mabuhay nang walâ ka
I can't live without you.
Nag-Tagalog ang mga bisita kayâ natuwâ ang pinuno
The leader was happy because the guests spoke Tagalog.
Anó kayâ ang ihahain ng Pamilya Buenavides? 
I wonder what will the Buenavides Family serve?
Íiskór pa kayâ ang kaniláng koponán
Will their team still score?
Maáabutan ko pa kayâ ang edád na isáng daán
Would I still reach the age of one hundred?
Kumakanâ siyá kayâ siyá nananalo.
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She does her best that's why she wins.
Kailán kayâ bababâ ang presyo ng langís
I wonder when the price of oil would roll back.
Anó kayâ ang madídiskubré mo sa súsunód na linggó
What will you discover next week?
Aabot pa kayâ silá?
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Would they still be able to make it in time?
Magpápatuloy kayâ ang imbestigasyón
Will the investigation continue?
Mahuhuli kayâ nilá ang mágnanakaw
Would they be able to catch the burglar?
Hindî kamí magkapareho kayâ huwág mong nilálahát
We're not the same, so don't generalize.
Makákamít ko kayâ ang hilíng kong kapayapaan ng isip
Will I ever receive my wish for peace of mind?
Kumanâ si Paras kayâ nanalo kamí.
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Paras performed well that's why we won.
Alternate spelling(s):
kaya't, kayat, kanya, kaya'y, kayay
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:kaya  Play audioSave to Flash Cards
[adjective]  can; capable; able; able to afford; afford to
[noun]  ability

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Related Filipino Words:
kayakayaninmakayananmakayakakayahánkayá paláo kayá'ymay-kayakáyang-kayakayá lang
Related English Words:
wonderi wonderi wonder ifsupposedo you supposedo you thinkreason whythe reason whyreasonthe reasonthereforethat's whyperhapsconsequently
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