Root: wala

wala is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root wala:
~ related to none, zero, the absence of something

Wala Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "wala"

walâ : [adverb/adjective/pronoun] none; nothing; no; not; not any; gone; not here; absent; devoid; away; don't; doesn't have   more... »
mawalâ : [verb] to lose something or misplace something (OF); to be gone, disappear, or be misplaced (AF);   more... »
mawalán : [verb] to lose (possession or control of something); to run out of (something)   more... »
alâ : [noun] zero; [preposition] without; [pronoun] none (slang)   more... »
makawalâ : [verb] to escape; to be able to escape; to lose; to be able to make something go away   more... »
kawalán : [noun] nothingness; absence; lack of something; loss; want; deficiency; dearth; darkness;   more... »
magwalâ : [verb] to fly into a rage; to lose it (get angry, go crazy)   more... »
pakawalán : [verb] to free someone/something (from restraints, jail, etc); to unbind someone/something; to release someone/something; to unchain someone/something; to unleash someone/something; to let someone go/escape   more... »
bále-walaín : [verb] to ignore something/someone; to disregard something   more... »
pagkawalâ : [noun] disappearance; loss; absence; departure; escape from something   more... »
pampawalâ : [adjective] for removing; [noun] something used to remove something else   more... »
walang-walâ : [adjective] absolutely none; broke; having no money   more... »
kumawalâ : [verb] to break free; to escape; to unleash   more... »
pagwawalâ : [noun] losing it; flying into a rage   more... »
iwalâ : [verb] to set something aside; to lose something;   more... »
walá na : [adjective] gone; no more; no more left   more... »
magpawaláng-bi : [verb] to make null and void   more... »
pawalâ : [adjective/adverb] going away; fading; disappearing   more... »
walâ pá : none yet; not yet   more... »
Maiwala : To lose   more... »
walá lang : nothing special; nothing in particular; nothing much   more... »

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