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

Definition for the Tagalog word makaya:

makaya  Play audio #12732Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to be able to do; to afford; to be able to afford; to be able to cope

Verb conjugations of makaya:

Root: kayaConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makaya  Play audio #12732
nakaya  Play audio #24000
nakakaya  Play audio #24001
makakaya  Play audio #24002
Verb family:  kayanin ,  makayanan ,  
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Makaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Nakakaya nating magbago sa tulong ng ating pamilya
We are able to change with the help of our family.
Paano mo nakakaya ang ganoón kamahál na bag
How can you afford such expensive bag?
Hindî madalî, pero makakaya ko ang pagsubok na itó
It's not easy, but I can cope with this challenge.
Malakás akó at makakaya ko ang mabigát na trabaho
I am strong and I can handle heavy work.
Makakaya mo bang mabuhay nang mag-isá
Can you live alone?
Hindî itó makaya ni Diego! 
Diego could not keep up!
Kailangan kong kumita nang malakí para makaya ko itó
I need to make a lot of money to afford it.
Bigyán mo akó ng lakás para makaya ang mga problema ko
Give me strength to overcome my problems.
Paano mo nakaya ang mga trabaho mo
How did you cope with your jobs?
Ginawâ ko lang ang nakaya ko
I just did what I could.
Kung nakaya itó ni Olive, makakaya ko rin itó
If Olive was able to do it, I could do it, too.
Nakaya mo itóng gawín sa loób ng dalawáng linggó
Were you able to do it within two weeks?
Nakakaya ko nang mag-ehersisyo nang áraw-araw
I am now able to exercise daily.

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How to pronounce makaya:

Play audio #12732
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Related Filipino Words:
kayâkayakayaninkayá palákáyang-kayakakayahánmakayanankayá langmay-kayao kayá'y
Related English Words:
ableable to doable toaffordaffordsaffordedaffordingcopecopescopedcopingable to copebe able to cope
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