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: (106)
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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 rito ang lalaki
The man is not here.
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.
Walâ akóng ginawâ.
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I didn't do anything.
Walâ kang karapatán na tagurián siyáng unggóy.
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You have no right to call him monkey.
Walâ kang karapatán paglaruán ang naráramdamán ko.
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You have no right to play with my feelings.
Walâ akóng kailangang ipáliwanag.
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I have nothing to explain.
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:

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Related Filipino Words:
kumawalâmawalâkawalánwalá langmawalánwalang-walâmagwalâpakawalánpagkawalâiwalâ
Related English Words:
doesn't havenot herenonenothingnogonenotawayabsentdon'tdo notdevoid
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