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

Definition for the Tagalog word san:

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[adjective] saint; [adverb] shortened and informal form of "saan" = "where"

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Root: santo
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Si San Miguel ang aming santóng patrón.
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Saint Michael is our patron saint.
Hindî ko alám kung san siyá natulog kagabí.
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I don't know where she slept last night.
San ang puntá ninyó?
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Where are you going?
Hindî akó nakadaló sa pistá ni San Lazaro.
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I wasn't able to attend Saint Lazaro's feast.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Gusto mo ba ang San Francisco?
Tatoeba Sentence #2948434 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you like San Francisco?

Nakatira ako sa San Salvador nang anim na taon na.
Tatoeba Sentence #1765019 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've been living in San Salvador for six years.

Siya ay bumiyahe mula Boston papuntang San Francisco sa pamamagitan ng Chicago.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772567 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She traveled from Boston to San Francisco via Chicago.

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Alternate spelling(s):
st., sto., sta., santa
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