Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word iyan in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word iyan:

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that (near person spoken to)

Root: iyan
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"Iyán" is used to mean "that" when the object being referenced is located close to the person you're speaking to. There is no equivalent in English. For example: If a man is speaking to a woman holding a book, the man might say "Anó iyán?" in reference to the book, because it is located near the person he's speaking to (the woman). He should not "iyón," which also means "that."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Iyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (62)
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Laging iyán ang sinasabi mo.
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That's what you always say.
Huwág mo iyáng angkinín.
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Don't claim that as yours.
Masúsugatan ka kapág nagpumilit kang gawín iyán.
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You'll get injured if you insist on doing that.
Hindî ko sinabi iyán.
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I didn't say that.
Umiral na ang kautusáng iyán magmulâ pa noóng 1970s. 
That order had been in operation since the 1970s.
Aayusin ko iyán mamayâ.
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I'll fix / take care of that later.
Huwág mong isama iyán.
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Don't include that.
Pagbibidahan ba ni Meryl ang pelíkuláng iyán
Will Meryl star in that film?
Huwág ka diyán maupô at marumí iyán
Don't sit there as that is dirty.
Huwág mo iyáng sisirain
Don't break that.
Hindî mura iyán
That's not cheap.
Suma na ba sa isipan ni Anya ang mga tanóng na iyán
Have those questions ever crossed Anya's mind?
Itó muna ang atupagin mo bago iyán
Take care of this first before that one.
Huwág iyán ang isagót mo sa akin
Don't give me that answer.
Nagdaán din si Carla sa yugtóng iyán ng buhay
Carla also went through that phase in life.
Alternate spelling(s):
'yan, yan, 'yang
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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