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

Definition for the Tagalog word kanto:

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[noun] corner; street corner

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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.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Kanto Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
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Lagíng nababanggâ ng tuhod ko ang kanto ng mesa.
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My knee always hits the corner of the table.
Para pô sa súsunód kanto!
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Stop at the next corner please!
Pagbabâ mo sa pangatlóng kanto, kumaliwâ ka.
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After alighting at the third corner, turn left.
Diyán sa kabiláng kanto nakatirá ang matalik kong kaibigan.
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There on the other street corner lives my best friend.
Sa kantong itó, kumanan ka.
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At this corner, take a right.
Kumaliwâ tayo sa ikatlóng kanto.
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Let's turn left on the third corner.
Inabangán kitá sa kanto kagabí.
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I kept an eye out for you at the street corner last night.
Naghiwaláy kamí pagdatíng namin sa kanto.
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We parted ways when we reached the street corner.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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May puting gusali sa palibot ng kanto.
Tatoeba Sentence #1837315 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's a white building just around the corner.

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How to pronounce kanto:

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cornerstreet corner
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