wala

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See also: waḻa, wal'a, wala', walą, and wała

Bikol Central[edit]

Noun[edit]

wala (walá)

  1. left (direction)
    Antonym: tuo

Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

walâ

  1. no one, nothing

Verb[edit]

walâ

  1. to lack
  2. to disappear or be gone and nonexistent

Adjective[edit]

walá

  1. left (direction)
    Coordinate term: tuo

Chamicuro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bala.

Noun[edit]

wala

  1. bullet

Coatepec Nahuatl[edit]

Verb[edit]

wala

  1. To come.

Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wáː.láː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [wáː.láː]

Noun[edit]

wālā f (possessed form wālar̃)

  1. turtledove

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wáː.làː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [wáː.làː]

Verb[edit]

wālā̀ (grade 1)

  1. to relax

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ka-)wiʀi, from Proto-Austronesian *(ka-)wiʀi.

Adjective[edit]

walá

  1. left (the west side of the body when one is facing north)

Noun[edit]

walâ

  1. no one, nothing

Verb[edit]

walâ

  1. to lack
  2. to disappear or be gone and nonexistent

Verb[edit]

wálà

  1. deny
  2. gainsay
  3. forgive, forget the wrongdoings of another

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wala

  1. Alternative form of wale (planking, welt)

Old Dutch[edit]

Adverb[edit]

wala

  1. well

References[edit]

  1. Dr. Tack P, Proeve van Oudnederfrankische Grammatica, 77.

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *walu.

Noun[edit]

wala f

  1. choice

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Wahl

Pangasinan[edit]

Verb[edit]

wala

  1. there is; to have

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈva.la/
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: wa‧la

Noun[edit]

wala m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of wal

Verb[edit]

wala

  1. third-person singular present of walać

Pukapukan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fara, from Proto-Oceanic *padran, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *paŋdan, from Proto-Austronesian *paŋudaN.

Noun[edit]

wala

  1. screwpine, pandanus tree (Pandanus tectorius)
    Te wala e lākau loa makeke i te māni wale.
    The pandanus is a tree with hard wood for building houses.
  2. pandanus key, single section of fruit.
    Aumai ake e wala māku.
    Please bring me a piece of pandanus fruit.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Sahu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Ternate fala, Tidore fola, Tabaru woa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wala

  1. house

References[edit]

  • Leontine Visser, Clemens Voorhoeve (1987) Sahu-Indonesian-English Dictionary, Brill

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic وَلَا(walā, and not).

Conjunction[edit]

wala

  1. (in a negative sentence) and
  2. (in a negative sentence) or

Etymology 2[edit]

See mla.

Noun[edit]

wala

  1. plural of mla

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • wlatext messaging

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wa‧lâ
  • IPA(key): /waˈlaʔ/, [wɐˈlaʔ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔ

Pronoun[edit]

walâ

  1. nothing; none

Adjective[edit]

walâ

  1. absent

Synonyms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wa‧là
  • IPA(key): /ˈwalaʔ/, [ˈwalɐʔ]
  • Rhymes: -alaʔ

Noun[edit]

walà

  1. gulf; high seas

Waray-Waray[edit]

Adjective[edit]

walá

  1. left