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kanto

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

Definition for the Tagalog word kanto:


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[noun]  corner; street corner

Root: kanto
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"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.

Example Sentences Available Icon Kanto Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
Lagíng nababanggâ ng tuhod ko ang kanto ng mesa
My knee always hits the corner of the table.
Diyán sa kabiláng kanto nakatirá ang matalik kong kaibigan
There on the other street corner lives my best friend.
Kumaliwâ tayo sa ikatlóng kanto
Let's turn left on the third corner.
Inabangán kitá sa kanto kagabí
I kept an eye out for you at the street corner last night.
Naghiwaláy kamí pagdatíng namin sa kanto
We parted ways when we reached the street corner.

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How to pronounce kanto:

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Related English Words:
cornerstreet corner
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
kantong
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