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iyan

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

Definition for the Tagalog word iyan:


iyán  Play audio #775Save to Flash Cards
[demonstrative ang pronoun]  that (near person spoken to)

Root: iyan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"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."

String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Iyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (79)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Laging iyán ang sinasabi mo.
Play audio #27282 Play audio #27283
 
That's what you always say.
Huwág mo iyáng sisirain.
Play audio #33871 Play audio #33872
 
Don't break that.
Tirahán mo iyán dahil iyó iyán.
Play audio #36760
 
Live in there because it's yours.
Sa gabí umeere ang game show na iyán.
Play audio #37777
 
That game show airs at night.
Bakit ayaw mong awitin iyán?
Play audio #29955 Play audio #29956
 
Why don't you want to sing that?
Huwág mo iyáng angkinín.
Play audio #28401 Play audio #28402
 
Don't claim that as yours.
Huwág iyán ang isagót mo sa akin.
Play audio #29436 Play audio #29437
 
Don't give me that answer.
Nagdaán din si Carla sa yugtóng iyán ng buhay.
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Carla also went through that phase in life.
Masúsugatan ka kapág nagpumilit kang gawín iyán.
Play audio #27445 Play audio #27446
 
You'll get injured if you insist on doing that.
Hindî ko sinabi iyán.
Play audio #27286 Play audio #27287
 
I didn't say that.
Pabayaan mo na lang 'yan.
Play audio #31155 Play audio #31156
 
Just let it be.
Kinákantá iyán ng tatay ko dati.
Play audio #37911
 
My father used to sing that before.
Hindî ko iyán kukunin.
Play audio #33056 Play audio #33057
 
I won't be getting that.
Umiiral na ang kautusáng iyán magmulâ pa noóng 1970s.
Play audio #30705 Play audio #30706
 
That order had been in operation since the 1970s.
Itigil mo na iyán.
Play audio #35717 Play audio #35718
 
Stop it already.

User-submitted Example Sentences (50):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ano iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #5214186 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What is that?


Mesa iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1919064 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That is a table.


Tigilan iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214313 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Stop that.


Sa kanya iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2669536 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's his.


Nakita ko iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2422344 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've seen that.


Itutulog ko iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763776 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm going to sleep on it.


Pera lamang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3261325 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only money.


Hindi ba itim iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2763333 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Isn't it black?


Gagamitin mo ba 'yan?
Tatoeba Sentence #4490027 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you going to use that?


Kaninong notbuk iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #1844035 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Whose notebook is that?


Ginagamit mo ba 'yan?
Tatoeba Sentence #4490033 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you using that?


Magaling na tula iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1624350 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's a great poem.


Hindi ko trabaho iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2953469 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's not my job.


Maaaring sumabog iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3047554 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It might explode.


Paano nila ginawa iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #7455136 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How did they do that?


Ideya ng nanay ko 'yan!
Tatoeba Sentence #7742057 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's my mom's idea!


Puwede mong gawin iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487665 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're allowed to do that.


Iyan ay labag sa batas.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808544 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's against the law.


Responsibilidad mo iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1838875 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's your responsibility.


Paano iyan napunta rito?
Tatoeba Sentence #2918306 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How did it get here?


Paano mo papalitan iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #7672692 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How do you change that?


Gaanong kataas yang tore?
Tatoeba Sentence #1712227 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How high is that tower?


Iyan ay walang kabuluhan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3082888 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That doesn't make sense.


Iyan ay nararapat sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782094 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I deserve that.


Hindi nila ibinebenta iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763663 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They don't sell it.


Hindi na iyan kakailanganin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808575 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That won't be necessary.


Hindi ko gustong gawin iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #8278040 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't enjoy doing that.


Mas komplikado kaysa sa iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1654280 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's more complicated than that.


Pwede mo bang mapa-ayos iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2772592 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Can you get it repaired?


Halos imposibleng gawin 'yan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1360518 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's almost impossible to do.


Ano ang tawag sa ibon na iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2946616 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What is the name of that bird?


Magagawa ko iyan nang mag-isa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2804859 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I can do it alone.


Iyan ay hindi magandang rason.
Tatoeba Sentence #5813836 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's not a good reason.


Ano ang tawag sa ibon na iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2946616 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What's the name of that bird?


Bakit mo sinasabi yan sa akin?
Tatoeba Sentence #5213904 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why are you telling me this?


Pwede bang huwag mo gawin iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2772599 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Would you mind not doing that?


Hindi ko alam kung nasaan iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487662 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't know where that is.


Hindi lamang iyan ang problema.
Tatoeba Sentence #3196925 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's not the only problem.


Huwag mo ilagay iyan sa mesa ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2963461 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't put it on my desk.


Ibigay mo ang mga iyan sa kanya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2844328 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Give them to her.


Binili rin niya yang diksiyunaryo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1679645 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She bought that dictionary too.


Ako rin, gusto ko ng damit na iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763539 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I want that shirt too.


Nakita ko na ang larawang iyan noon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2919109 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've seen that picture before.


Bagay ang kurbatang iyan sa baro mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2128417 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That tie goes well with your shirt.


Tingnan mo ang laki ng bagay na 'yan!
Tatoeba Sentence #2428012 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Look at the size of that thing!


Akala ko desperado ka nang gawin iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #7446621 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I thought you said you were desperate to do that.


Bagay talaga sa iyo ang kurbatang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3046929 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That tie really suits you.


Sa edad mong iyan, dapat mas maalam ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763521 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
At your age you should know better.


Magkahawak-kamay tayo sa larawang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3293812 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are holding my hand in that picture.


Ang pelikulang iyan ay para sa mga bata.
Tatoeba Sentence #2815967 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That film is for children.


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Alternate spelling(s):
'yan, yan, 'yang
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How to pronounce iyan:

IYAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #775
Markup Code:
[rec:775]
Related Filipino Words:
niyán
Related English Words:
that
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
iyang
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