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iyon

Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word iyon.

Definition for the Tagalog word iyon:


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[pronoun]  that (far from speaker and person spoken to); that over there; it; those; that thing over there

Root: iyon
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Iyón" is used to mean "that" when the object being referenced is located far away from both you and the person you're speaking to. There is no equivalent in English. For example: If a man is speaking to a woman and they are looking something on a mountain, the man might say "Anó iyón?" in reference to the thing on the mountain, because it is located far from both the person speaking and far from the person he's speaking to (the woman). He should not "iyán," which also means "that." See usage notes for "iyán" to compare.

Example Sentences Available Icon Iyon Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
Hindî ko na kailangan iyón
I don't need that any more.
Mapápanoód mo iyón sa CNN. 
You will be able to watch it on CNN.
Sinadyâ kong gawín 'yun
I intentionally did that.
Maíiyák ka sa pelíkuláng iyón
That movie will make you cry.
Anó ang kinakain ng mga asong iyón
What are those dogs eating?
Nahalatâ ni Mary iyón
Mary noticed that.
Sino 'yung kumákantá
Who's singing?
Iyón ang mga bago
These are the new ones.
Tinátanóng pa ba iyón
Do you still have to ask? (Isn't it already obvious?)
Bakit ka tinítitigan nung lalaking iyón
Why is that guy over there staring at you?
Pinagbigyán na kitá dati, ta na iyón
I already indulged you before, that's enough.
Iyón ang bumagsák
That's the one that fell.
Alternate spelling(s):
yon, 'yon, iyun, yun, 'yun, iyown, yaon, iyaon, yao
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce iyon:

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Related Filipino Words:
yungniyón'yun
Related English Words:
thatitthose
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
iyong
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