Definition for the Tagalog word wala:
[adverb/adjective] none; nothing; no; not; not any; gone; not here; absent; devoid; away; don't; doesn't have
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."
Q: Do you have my keys? A: No. (Wala)
Q: Are you going to the mall? A: No. (Hindi)
Wala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (83)
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It's nothing. / You're welcome. (expression)
Nadakíp ang tiyo ko kahit walâ siyáng sala
My uncle was arrested even if he was innocent.
Amanda na walâ siyáng alám sa pangyayari
Amanda clarified that she had no idea about the event.
Nilinaw ng mámamahayág na walâ siyáng kiníkilingan sa kaniyáng balità
The journalist clarified that he had no bias in his report.
Walâ kang karapatán na tagurián siyáng unggóy
You have no right to call him monkey.
Walâ kang karapatán paglaruán ang naráramdamán ko
You have no right to play with my feelings.
Tumátahimik sa opisina kapág walâ si
The office quiets down when Vicky is not around.
Nadiskubré namin na walâ na ang aming mga gamit
We found out that our stuff had disappeared.
Walâ ka bang nakákalimutan
Aren't you forgetting something?
Alternate spelling(s): la
, walngAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related Filipino Words:kumawalâmawalâkawalánwalá langbálewalâmawalánmagwalâpakawalánwalang-walâiwalâ
Related English Words:doesn't havenot herenonenothingnogonenotawayabsentdon'tdo notdevoid
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