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iyon

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

Definition for the Tagalog word iyon:


iyón  Play audio #394Save to Flash Cards
[pronoun]  that (far from speaker and person spoken to); it; those; that thing over there; that 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.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Iyon Example Sentences in Tagalog: (22)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Mapápanoód mo iyón sa CNN.
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You will be able to watch it on CNN.
Pamunuan mo ang iyóng batalyón.
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Lead your battalion.
Sinadyâ kong gawín 'yun.
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I intentionally did that.
Tumunóg ang telépono at sinagót iyón ni Jin.
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The telephone rang and Jin answered.
Anó ang kinakain ng mga asong iyón?
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What are those dogs eating?
Sino 'yung kumákantá?
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Who's singing?
Tinátanóng pa ba iyón?
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Do you still have to ask? (Isn't it already obvious?)
Itinátanggí mo ba iyón?
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Do you deny that?
Bakit ka tinítitigan nung lalaking iyón?
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Why is that guy over there staring at you?
Hindî ko na kailangan iyón
I don't need that any more.
Maaa kang magpahayág ng iyóng damdamin
You can express your feelings.
Anó ang kinatawán ng mga pagbabagong iyón
What did those changes represent?
Maíiyák ka sa pelíkuláng iyón
That movie will make you cry.
Nagkákahalagá itó ng isáng linggóng kita noóng panahóng iyón
It amounts to about one weeks' wages at that time.
Nahalatâ ni Mary iyón
Mary noticed that.
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:

IYON AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #394
Markup Code:
[rec:394]
Related Filipino Words:
yung'yunniyónnayun
Related English Words:
thatitthose
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
iyong
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