- perhaps, maybe, might <> la'alla.
- wataƙila motar ta lalace a hanya <> perhaps the car broke down on the road.
- wataƙila na sami tikitina a makon gobe <> Maybe I will get my ticket next week.
- watakila za ku yi tunani = la'alla ku yi tunani. <> perhaps you may remember.
- Often shortened to ƙila