Root: awa

awa is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root awa:
~ related to pity, mercy, compassion

Awa Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "awa"

a : [noun] mercy; pity; compassion; grace; clemency; sympathy   more... »
awá : [noun] slight opening   more... »
maa : [verb] to have pity on; to feel sorry for; to have mercy; to feel pity   more... »
nakakaa : [adjective] causes pity; pitiful   more... »
magmakaa : [verb] to implore; to plead; to beg   more... »
paa : [adjective] pitiful; pitiful person   more... »
magpaa : [verb] to act pitiful; to try to garner pity   more... »
pag-una : [noun] understanding   more... »
kaawaan : [verb] to pity someone/something   more... »
kaawa-a : [adjective] pitiful   more... »
awang-awâ : [adjective] feeling pity; pitying   more... »
maawaín : [adjective] merciful; very merciful   more... »
pagmamakaa : [noun] pleading; begging for mercy   more... »
pagkaa : [noun] pitying; commiseration; empathy; sympathy   more... »
magpaunawa : [verb] to make understood/known   more... »
kawaláng awa : [adjective] heartless   more... »

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