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kaya

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

Definition for the Tagalog word kaya:


kayâ  Play audio #570Save to Flash Cards
[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

Root: kaya
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Kaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (79)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Matátanggáp kayâ niyá ang katotohanan?
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Would she be able to accept the truth?
Hindî ko kayang mabuhay nang walâ ka.
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I can't live without you.
Nag-Tagalog ang mga bisita kayâ natuwâ ang pinuno.
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The leader was happy because the guests spoke Tagalog.
Anó kayâ ang ihahain ng Pamilya Buenavides?
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I wonder what will the Buenavides Family serve?
Íiskór pa kayâ ang kaniláng koponán?
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Will their team still score?
Maáabutan ko pa kayâ ang edád na isáng daán?
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Would I still reach the age of one hundred?
Kumakanâ siyá kayâ siyá nananalo.
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She does her best that's why she wins.
Kailán kayâ bababâ ang presyo ng langís?
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I wonder when the price of oil would roll back.
Hindî siyá nag-focus sa pagsasanay kayâ natalo siyá.
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He didn't focus on training, that's why he lost.
Anó kayâ ang madídiskubré mo sa súsunód na linggó?
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What will you discover next week?
Sinaksák ba si Sally kayâ siyá nasugatan?
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Was Sally stabbed that's why she was injured?
Gustó naming makatulong kayâ nag-íipón kamí ng pera.
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We want to help, so we're saving money.
Hindî nanlabán si Rina kayâ hindî siyá nasaktán.
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Rina didn't fight back so she wasn't hurt.
Malusóg akó kayâ nakákaiwas akó sa mga sakít.
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I'm healthy that's why I'm able to avoid getting sick.
Aabot pa kayâ silá?
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Would they still be able to make it in time?

User-submitted Example Sentences (22):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Kaya, tama rin pala ako!
Tatoeba Sentence #2915127 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I was right too, then!


Magbidyugeym tayo o kaya ano.
Tatoeba Sentence #1947708 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Lets play video games or something.


Ano kaya kung pumunta sa sine?
Tatoeba Sentence #1864790 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How about going to a movie?


Maglakad kaya tayo sa estasyon?
Tatoeba Sentence #1853375 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Shall we walk to the station?


Ano kaya kung araw-araw ay Sabado?
Tatoeba Sentence #1808442 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What if all days were Saturday?


Madilim, kaya tingnan ang dinadaanan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3160626 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's dark, so watch your step.


Gutom ako kaya kukuha ako ng makakain.
Tatoeba Sentence #2915453 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm hungry, so I'm going to get something to eat.


Wala siyang sinabi, kaya nagalit siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1875463 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He said nothing, which made her angry.


Sa palagay mo, babalikan kaya nila ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #4661173 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you think they'll be back for me?


Ano kaya kung imbitahin si Meg sa party?
Tatoeba Sentence #1681166 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How about inviting Meg to the party?


Di kaya ng pondo natin ang ganyang luho.
Tatoeba Sentence #1889650 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Our budget won't allow that luxury.


Buti pa kaya ay iwan mong mag-isa si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2756876 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You'd better leave Tom alone.


Kaya tumakbo ako sa restawran ng tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2948420 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
So I ran to my father's restaurant.


Tanghali na, kaya patayin mo ang telebisyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2099279 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's late, so turn off the TV.


Gabi na talaga, kaya kailangan ko na matulog.
Tatoeba Sentence #2946779 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's very late, so I should already be in bed.


Bakit kaya gusto mong gawin ang mga ganyang bagay?
Tatoeba Sentence #2774176 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why would you want to do something like that?


Bumisita ka nga kaya sa amin kung minsan sa bakasyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1853508 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Please come and see us sometime during the vacation.


Ayaw ko ng inihaw na isda, ano pa kaya ang hilaw na isda.
Tatoeba Sentence #2768229 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't like grilled fish, let alone raw fish.


"Dapat tumawid tayo nang ilog." "Ano kaya ang mga kabayo?"
Tatoeba Sentence #6445281 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
"We need to cross the river." "How about the horses?"


Mahilig siyang gumawa ng tsismis, kaya marami siyang kalaban.
Tatoeba Sentence #2759140 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He likes to gossip, therefore he has a lot of enemies.


Maingat na maingat siya, kaya hindi siya madalas nagkakamali.
Tatoeba Sentence #2790086 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She is very careful, so she seldom makes mistakes.


Parang wala kang pamilya, kaya pinag-uusapan mo ang pamilya ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2162082 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's like you don't have a family, so you are talking about my family.


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Alternate spelling(s):
kaya't, kayat, kaya'y, kayay
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:kaya  Play audio #10082Save to Flash Cards
[pseudo-verb]  feasible
[adjective]  can; capable; able; able to afford; afford to
[noun]  ability


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How to pronounce kaya:

KAYA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #570
Markup Code:
[rec:570]
Related Filipino Words:
kayakáyang-kayamakayakayaninkayá palákakayahánmakayananmay-kayakayá lango kayá'y
Related English Words:
wonderi wonderi wonder ifsupposedo you supposedo you thinkreason whythe reason whyreasonthe reasonthereforethat's whyperhapsconsequently
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
kayang
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