Definition for the Tagalog word kaya:
[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
Kaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (52)
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.
Maáabutan ko pa kayâ ang edád na isáng daán
Would I still reach the age of one hundred?
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?
Would they still be able to make it in time?
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.
Nagmámaneho akó kayâ huwág mo akóng istorbohín
I'm driving, so don't distract me.
Napatíd ang lubid
, kayâ nahulog si
The rope snapped, so Mary fell.
Bumuhos ang ulán kayâ nabasa si
The rain poured, so Mary read.
Alternate spelling(s): kaya't
, kanyaAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
[adjective] can; capable; able; able to afford; afford to
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How to pronounce kaya:
Related Filipino Words:kayakayaninmakayananmakayakakayahánkayá paláo kayá'ykayá langmay-kayakáyang-kaya
Related English Words:wonderi wonderi wonder ifsupposedo you supposedo you thinkreason whythe reason whyreasonthe reasonthereforethat's whyperhapsconsequently
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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