Definition for the Tagalog word iyan:
that (near person spoken to)
án" 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 "An ó iy án?" in reference to the book, because it is located near the person he's speaking to (the woman). He should not "iy ón," which also means "that."
Iyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (65)
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L aging iy án ang sinas abi mo
That's what you always say.
Tirah án mo iy án d ahil iy ó iy án
Live in there because it's yours.
Don't claim that as yours.
Huw ág iy án ang isag ót mo sa akin
Don't give me that answer.
Mas úsug atan ka kap ág nagpum ilit kang gaw ín iy án
You'll get injured if you insist on doing that.
Pabay aan mo na lang 'yan
Just let it be.
Umi iral na ang kautus áng iy án magmul â pa no óng
That order had been in operation since the 1970s.
I'll fix / take care of that later.
It agò mo iy án sa il alim ng unan mo
Hide that under your pillow.
Ang m ágasing iy án ang magl álam án ng iy óng kuw ento
That magazine will contain your story.
Pagbibid ahan ba ni
ang pel íkul áng iy án
Will Meryl star in that film?
Mak úkumpisk á iy án kung wal áng pahint ulot mul â sa p ámunu án
That will be confiscated if there is no permit from the management.
Huw ág ka diy án maup ô at marum í iy án
Don't sit there as that is dirty.
'yang Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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