laya

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

laya ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) The term for tempo in Indian music.

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Dupaninan Agta[edit]

Noun[edit]

laya

  1. ginger

Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

laya

  1. liquid

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

laya -- root word of kalayaan

  1. Freedom.

Adjective[edit]

laya

  1. The state of being free (of restraints, such as external factors or grief).
    Unti-unting lumalaya si Bb. Encarnacion sa bigat ng pagyaon ng kanyang lola.
    Ms. Encarnacion is slowly shaking free from the weight of her grandmother's passing.
  2. Release from prison.
    Malaya ka na.
    You're free to go.
  3. Having the liberty to choose.
    Malaya tayong bumoto ng kung sinong pinaniniwalaan nating ikabubuti ng bansa.
    We have the freedom to vote for whom we believe will be beneficial for our country.
  4. Being independent.
    Ang Pilipinas ay malaya mula sa banyagang koloniyalisasyon.
    The Philippines is free from foreign colonialization.

Adverb[edit]

laya

  1. Having the ability to move in an unconstrained manner; being unconstrained.
    Malayang nagtakbuhan sina Inggo sa pagpa-Patintero nila.
    Inggo and the others freely ran about as they played Patintero.

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