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

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:
"Wala" is often equivalent to "no", "not" or "none" in English. When translating the word "no" from English to Tagalog, one must use the word "wala" (and not "hindi") when the "no" indicates the absence of something or not having something, or something being present. Otherwise, use "hindi."

Example Sentences Available Icon Wala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (61)
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.
Walâ nang tubig sa pitsél
There isn't any more water in the pitcher.
Waláng tatalo sa saráp mong maglu
Nobody can beat the deliciousness of your cooking.
Mabubuhay akó kahit walâ ka
I'll be able to survive without you.
Waláng nagsabi sa akin
No one told me.
Walâ man lang siyá roón
He wasn't even there.
Walâ yatang tao
There seems to be no one here.
Alternate spelling(s):
la, 'la, wla, wlang, walley, waley, uala, nawaley, alaws
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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Related Filipino Words:
kumawalâkawalánmawalâwalá langmagwalâbálewalâmawalánpakawalániwalâpagkawalâ
Related English Words:
doesn't havenot herenonenothingnogonenotawayabsentdon'tdo notdevoid
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