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

Definition for the Tagalog word makawala:

makawalâ  Play audio #12696
[verb] to escape; to be able to escape; to lose; to be able to make something go away

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Verb conjugations of makawala:

Root: walaConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makawalâ  Play audio #12696
Completed (Past):
nakawalâ  Play audio #23536
Uncompleted (Present):
nakákawalâ  Play audio #23537
Contemplated (Future):
makákawalâ  Play audio #23538
Verb family:
mawalâ  |  
mawalán  |  
magwalâ  |  
kumawalâ  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Makawala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Gustó ng ibon na makawalâ sa kaniyáng kulungan.
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The bird wants to fly out of its cage.
Dalawáng preso ang nakawalâ.
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Two prisoners were able to escape.
Nakákawalâ ng antók ang kapé.
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Coffee can keep you from being sleepy.
Dahil mataás ang harang hindî makákawalâ ang mga baka.
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Because the railing is high, the cows won't be able to escape.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nakawala sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214462 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They escaped.

Sinong nakawala?
Tatoeba Sentence #4560677 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who escaped?

Nakawala si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214420 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom escaped.

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Alternate spelling(s):
makawawala, nakawawala, nakakakawala, makakakawala
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How to pronounce makawala:

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Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
walâkawalánmawalâwalâ pámawalánmagwalâpakawalánkumawalâpagkawalâalâ
Related English Words:
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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