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

Definition for the Tagalog word awa:

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[noun] mercy; pity; compassion; grace; sympathy

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Root: awa
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Manalig ka lamang dahil may a ang Diyós.
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Just believe because God has mercy.
Hindî sapát ang iyóng a kung walâ kang gágawín.
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Your pity is not enough if you do nothing.
Matindí ang a sa sarili ni Lucas.
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Luke's self-pity is so great.
Nakaramdám ng a si Letty sa mga pulubi.
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Letty felt pity for the beggars.
Hindî maaagaw ng a ang katarungan.
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Mercy cannot rob justice.

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Maligaya't kami'y nakatakas sa malaking toldang sumangga para sa amin sa sinag ng walang awang araw.
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We're happy that we're able to flee to the large awning, shielding ourselves from the rays of the harsh sun.

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2:awá  Play audio #57515
[noun] slight opening

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