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wala

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

Definition for the Tagalog word wala:


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[adverb/adjective]  none; nothing; no; not; not any; gone; not here; absent; devoid; away; don't; doesn't have

Root: wala
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
When translating the word "no" from English to Tagalog there are two options, "wala" and "hindi."

You must use the word "wala" when the "no" indicates the absence of something, or something not existing, or not having something. Otherwise, use "hindi."

For example:
Q: Do you have my keys? A: No. (Wala)
Q: Are you going to the mall? A: No. (Hindi)

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Wala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (113)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Walâ akóng asawa
I don't have a spouse/husband/wife. / I'm not maried.
Walâ rito
It's not here.
Walâ dito si Mary. 
Mary is not here.
Walâ diyán ang libró
The book is not there.
Waláng problema
No problem.
Waláng anumán
It's nothing. / You're welcome. (expression)
Walâ akóng anák
I don't have children.
Walâ rito ang lalaki
The man is not here.
Mahirap katawanín ang mga taong waláng kooperasyón.
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It's difficult to represent people who don't cooperate.
La akóng nagkakatrabaho kapág walâ na akóng kakainin.
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I always get a job right when I have nothing left to eat.
Mabubuhay akó kahit walâ ka.
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I'll be able to survive without you.
Waláng nagsabi sa akin.
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No one told me.
Nadakíp ang tiyo ko kahit walâ siyáng sala.
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My uncle was arrested even if he was innocent.
Nilinaw ni Amanda na walâ siyáng alám sa pangyayari.
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Amanda clarified that she had no idea about the event.
Nilinaw ng mámamahayág na walâ siyáng kiníkilingan sa kaniyáng bali.
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The journalist clarified that he had no bias in his report.

User-submitted Example Sentences (50):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Wala ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1616220 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You don't have it.


Wala ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1616220 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're nothing.


Wala yun.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560148 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It was nothing.


Sige lang!
Tatoeba Sentence #7446791 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Just go ahead!


Wala si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2826609 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom isn't in.


Walang duda.
Tatoeba Sentence #5300858 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's no doubt.


Walang asin.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361334 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's no salt.


Walang duda!
Tatoeba Sentence #2940946 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Without a doubt!


Walang sabon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1722172 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There isn't any soap.


Iyon lang ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #2946655 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is that all?


Walang umibo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1892271 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nothing had moved.


Lahat o wala.
Tatoeba Sentence #1384621 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
All or nothing.


Wala ako roon.
Tatoeba Sentence #3546517 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wasn't there.


Walang tumawa.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560299 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody laughed.


Walang sumagot.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214548 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody answered.


Walang namatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4554898 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody died.


Walang tumawag.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214544 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody called.


Hulaan mo lang.
Tatoeba Sentence #7894386 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Take a wild guess.


Wala na si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214356 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom left.


Walang problema!
Tatoeba Sentence #2783686 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No problem!


Walang dumating.
Tatoeba Sentence #1796234 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody came.


Wala akong pera.
Tatoeba Sentence #2953473 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have no money.


Wala akong oras.
Tatoeba Sentence #1881332 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have time.


Wala akong awto.
Tatoeba Sentence #2153698 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have a car.


Wala siyang anak.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763372 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She has no children.


Wala akong kotse.
Tatoeba Sentence #2153697 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have no car.


Walang nakikinig.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214538 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody listens.


Wala akong kotse.
Tatoeba Sentence #2153697 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have a car.


Walang anuman po.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214248 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are welcome.


Wala siyang malay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2793666 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She is unconscious.


Wala siyang nobya.
Tatoeba Sentence #3267626 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has no girlfriend.


Wala akong masabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #5213844 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am speechless.


Walang makakaalam.
Tatoeba Sentence #5222190 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody will know.


Wala akong nakita.
Tatoeba Sentence #1034910 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I didn't see anything.


Kakatapos ko lang.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361340 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I just finished.


Wala silang kotse.
Tatoeba Sentence #2171184 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They don't have a car.


Walang nakakaalala.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214537 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody remembers.


Walang anuman doon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2104246 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's nothing there.


Nagbibiro lang ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361342 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm just joking.


Walang nakaintindi.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214536 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody understands.


Wala siya sa bahay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4489991 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He's not at home.


Wala akong trabaho.
Tatoeba Sentence #3061580 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm unemployed.


Wala siyang pensil.
Tatoeba Sentence #1648856 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She didn't have any pencils.


Walang nakaupo rito.
Tatoeba Sentence #1405473 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's no one sitting here.


Walang may pakialam.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214539 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody cares.


Wala sa loob si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #3989230 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom isn't inside.


Wala akong pakialam.
Tatoeba Sentence #5299979 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't care.


Pero wala akong pera.
Tatoeba Sentence #1653998 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
But I don't have money.


Walang tao sa miting.
Tatoeba Sentence #1383680 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No one was present at the meeting.


Wala akong bisikleta.
Tatoeba Sentence #2948432 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have a bicycle.


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Alternate spelling(s):
la, 'la, wla, wlang, walley, waley, uala, nawaley, alaws, walng
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce wala:

WALA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #307
Markup Code:
[rec:307]
Related Filipino Words:
kumawalâmawalâkawalánwalá langmawalánwalang-walâmagwalâpakawalánwalâ pápagkawalâ
Related English Words:
doesn't havenot herenonenothingnogonenotawayabsentdon'tdo notdevoid
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