Root: kaya

kaya is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root kaya:
~ related to 1.) ability, able (to do something), 2.) thus, that's why, therefore

Kaya Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "kaya"

kaya : [pseudo-verb] feasible; [adjective] can; capable; able; able to afford; afford to; [noun] ability;   more... »
kayâ : [conjunction] that's why; so; as a result; consequently; hence; the reason why; therefore; [enclitic] I wonder; I wonder if; do you suppose; perhaps; [idiom] used idiomatically to express doubt, question or surprise   more... »
kayanin : [verb] to be able to endure or cope with something; to be able to handle doing something; to be able to do or accomplish something   more... »
kakayahán : [noun] ability; capability; competence; aptitude   more... »
makaya : [verb] to be able to do; to afford; to be able to afford; to be able to cope   more... »
makayanan : [verb] to handle something; to endure something; to be able to do something   more... »
káyang-kaya : can really do it; you can really do it; can handle it   more... »
may-kaya : [adjective] having ability; able; well-heeled   more... »
o kayá'y : [phrase] or; otherwise   more... »
kayá palá : [expression] that's why   more... »
kayá lang : [conjunction] the trouble is; the thing is; the problem is; the only thing is; (counter-expectation conjunction)   more... »
kung kaya : if you can; if you are able; so; therefore   more... »
kayá namán : [expression] that is why; therefore   more... »
hindî kaya : [adjective] unable   more... »
hangga't kaya : while you still can   more... »

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