EnglishEdit

NounEdit

laya (uncountable)

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

See alsoEdit


MiskitoEdit

NounEdit

laya

  1. liquid

TagalogEdit

NounEdit

laya -- root word of kalayaan

  1. Freedom.

AdjectiveEdit

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.

AdverbEdit

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.

InflectionEdit

Past
  • lumaya: freed from
  • nagpalaya (ng tao): freed (someone)
  • pinalaya, pinalayaan: freed by
Present
  • lumalaya: being freed from
  • naglalaya, pinalalaya, pinalalayaan: freeing someone or something from
  • kalayaan: freedom
Future
  • lalaya: will be freed from
  • palalayaan: will set free
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 18:23