php convert string into conditional statements

I have a bi dimensional array of array with homogeneous values.

$input = array(
     'x' => 100, 'y' => 101, 'type' => 'yes', value => 10
), array(
     'x' => 110, 'y' => 101, 'type' => 'no', value => 10
), array(
     'x' => 120, 'y' => 102, 'type' => 'yes', value => 99
);

I need to find out a way to write a function to filter values passing a “text” filter as input:

//extract all values when $tye = yes and $value is greater than 10
custom_filter($input, "type = yes and value > 10");

//extract all values when $x is equal to $y
custom_filter($input, "x = y");

//filter all values for x is pair and y is odd
custom_filter($input, "x % 2 = 0 and y % 2 > 0");  

function custom_filter($input_array, $condition) {
     (...)
}

Is there a way to “translate” $condition parameter from human readable statement to a php conditional statement?

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