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wala

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

Definition for the Tagalog word wala:


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[adverb/adjective/pronoun]  none; nothing; no; not; not any; gone; not here; absent; devoid; away; don't; doesn't have

Root: wala
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
When translating the word "no" from English to Tagalog there are two options, "wala" and "hindi."

You must use the word "wala" when the "no" indicates the absence of something, or something not existing, or not having something. Otherwise, use "hindi."

For example:
Q: Do you have my keys? A: No. (Wala)
Q: Are you going to the mall? A: No. (Hindi)

Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Wala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (114)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Walâ akóng asawa.
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I don't have a spouse/husband/wife. / I'm not maried.
Walâ rito.
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It's not here.
Walâ dito si Mary.
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Mary is not here.
Walâ diyán ang libró.
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The book is not there.
Waláng problema.
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No problem.
Waláng anumán.
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It's nothing. / You're welcome. (expression)
Walâ akóng anák.
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I don't have children.
Walâ rito ang lalaki.
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The man is not here.
Walâ siyáng anák.
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She has no children.
Mahirap katawanín ang mga taong waláng kooperasyón.
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It's difficult to represent people who don't cooperate.

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Wala ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1616220 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You don't have it.


Wala ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1616220 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're nothing.


Wala yun.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560148 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It was nothing.


Sige lang!
Tatoeba Sentence #7446791 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Just go ahead!


Walang duda!
Tatoeba Sentence #2940946 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Without a doubt!


Iyon lang ba?
Tatoeba Sentence #2946655 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is that all?


Walang umibo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1892271 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nothing had moved.


Walang sabon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1722172 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There isn't any soap.


Wala ako roon.
Tatoeba Sentence #3546517 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wasn't there.


Walang tumawa.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560299 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody laughed.


Walang namatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4554898 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody died.


Walang tumawag.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214544 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody called.


Wala na si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214356 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom left.


Walang sumagot.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214548 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody answered.


Walang dumating.
Tatoeba Sentence #1796234 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody came.


Wala akong pera.
Tatoeba Sentence #2953473 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have no money.


Wala akong oras.
Tatoeba Sentence #1881332 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have time.


Walang problema!
Tatoeba Sentence #2783686 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No problem!


Wala akong kotse.
Tatoeba Sentence #2153697 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have no car.


Walang nakikinig.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214538 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Nobody listens.


Wala akong kotse.
Tatoeba Sentence #2153697 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have a car.


Wala siyang malay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2793666 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She is unconscious.


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Alternate spelling(s):
la, 'la, wla, wlang, walley, waley, uala, nawaley, alaws, walng
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce wala:

WALA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #307
Markup Code:
[rec:307]
Related Filipino Words:
kumawalâkawalánmawalâmawalánwalá langwalang-walâmagwalâwalá naalâpakawalán
Related English Words:
doesn't havenot herenonenothingnogonenotawayabsentdon'tdo notdevoid
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