walang makapitan (waláng mákapitan) Filipino/Tagalog term
Literal meaning: nothing to cling or hold from
- walang magtanggol o tumangkilik
- without a supporter or protector
- Ilang buwan nang ako'y hindi makakita ng hanapbuhay mangyari'y walá akong mákapitan.
- Several months had already passed, I haven't found a job yet, perhaps due to lack of a backer.
- with few backer
- strong influence