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

Definition for the Tagalog word kaya:

kayâ  Play audio #570Save to Flash Cards
[conjunction]  that's why; so; as a result; consequently; hence; the reason why; therefore
[enclitic]  I wonder if; do you suppose; perhaps
[idiom]  used idiomatically to express doubt, question or surprise

Root: kaya
String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (78)
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Matátanggáp kayâ niyá ang katotohanan?
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Would she be able to accept the truth?
Hindî ko kayang mabuhay nang walâ ka.
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I can't live without you.
Nag-Tagalog ang mga bisita kayâ natuwâ ang pinuno.
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The leader was happy because the guests spoke Tagalog.
Anó kayâ ang ihahain ng Pamilya Buenavides?
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I wonder what will the Buenavides Family serve?
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?
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I wonder when the price of oil would roll back.
Hindî siyá nag-focus sa pagsasanay kayâ natalo siyá.
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He didn't focus on training, that's why he lost.
Anó kayâ ang madídiskubré mo sa súsunód na linggó?
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What will you discover next week?
Sinaksák ba si Sally kayâ siyá nasugatan?
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Was Sally stabbed that's why she was injured?
Gustó naming makatulong kayâ nag-íipón kamí ng pera.
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We want to help, so we're saving money.
Hindî nanlabán si Rina kayâ hindî siyá nasaktán.
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Rina didn't fight back so she wasn't hurt.
Aabot pa kayâ silá?
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Would they still be able to make it in time?
Magpápatuloy kayâ ang imbestigasyón?
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Will the investigation continue?
Makákamít ko kayâ ang hilíng kong kapayapaan ng isip?
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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 audio #10082Save to Flash Cards
[pseudo-verb]  feasible
[adjective]  can; capable; able; able to afford; afford to
[noun]  ability

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How to pronounce kaya:

Play audio #570
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Related Filipino Words:
kayamakayakayaninkáyang-kayakayá palákakayahánmakayananmay-kayakayá lango kayá'y
Related English Words:
wonderi wonderi wonder ifsupposedo you supposedo you thinkreason whythe reason whyreasonthe reasonthereforethat's whyperhapsconsequently
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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