"Kanto" only refers to the external corner, architecturally speaking. If you're outside a box-shaped room, for example, all corners that you see are called "kanto". When inside the room, those corners are called "sulok" (internal corner).
"Ang mga alulod ay nasa apat na kanto ng bahay namin" = The downspouts are at the four corners of our house.
"Ang alaga kong aso ay mahilig matulog sa sulok ng kwarto ko." = My pet dog likes to sleep in a corner of my room.
"May tindahan sa kanto ng kalye namin" = There's a store at the corner of our street.
"Magkita tayo sa kanto mamayang alas singko" = Let's see each other at the corner later at 5 o' clock.
Formal Rank: #1197 Casual Rank: #730 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
Kanto Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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I kept an eye out for you at the street corner last night.