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wakas

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

Definition for the Tagalog word wakas:


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[noun]  end; ending; conclusion; final point; finish

Root: wakas
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Pag-ibig na waláng wakás" = A love without end

"Hindí ko nágustuhán ang nagíng wakás ng kuwento ni Jack" = I did not like/get to like what became the ending of Jack's story.

Págwawakás = ending (the way something ends)

"Ang págwawakás ng kaniláng págkakaibigan ay ang págsisimulâ ng kaniláng pág-iibigán" = The ending of their friendship is/was the beginning of their romantic relationship.

"Sa wakás!" = At last/Finally!

"Dumatíng ka na rin sa wakás!" = You arrived, finally!

Common verb forms:

Magwakás = to end (subject-focused) - nagwakás, nagwáwakás, magwáwakás

Wakasán = to end something (object-focused) - winakasán, wináwakasán, wáwakasán

"Bigláng nagwakás ang pág-iibigán nina James at Anna" = The romantic relationship between James and Anna suddenly ended.

"Dito nagwáwakás ang aking kuwentong kutsero" = Here ends my cock-and-bull story ("kuwentong kutsero" literally means "story of a karetela/kalesa driver"; "karetela" and "kalesa" are single-horse drawn carriages that used to be popular modes of local transportation in the olden days)

"Wakasán na ninyó ang mga sámaan ninyó ng loób" = End your ill feelings towards/among each other already.

"Kapág nálaman niláng kauntî na lang ang nanood ng kaniláng teleserye, siguradong wáwakasán na nilá agád iyán" = When/If they find out that only a few are watching their TV drama series, for sure they'll put an ending to it at once.

"Sana'y Walá Nang Wakás" (Hoping/Wishing It Will Never End) was once a very popular Filipino love song.

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String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Wakas Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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Sa wakás, makákaupô na akó.
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Finally, I will already be able to sit down.
Ipaglalaban kitá hanggáng sa wakás
I will fight for you to the finish!

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How to pronounce wakas:

WAKAS AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #2447
Markup Code:
[rec:2447]
Related Filipino Words:
sa wakásmagwakáswakasánpagwawakás
Related English Words:
endendingfinallyconclusionfinishfinish line
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