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When: Kailán

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Kailán

"Kailán" is a Filipino question word that is used to know "when."
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Examples:
When were you born?
Kailán ka ipinanganák? Play audio #5386
When will you go home?
Kailán ka uuwî? Play audio #5387
When did he/she die?
Kailán siyá namatáy? Play audio #5388
When is the vacation?
Kailán ang bakasyón? Play audio #5738
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Examples:
When were you born?
Kailan ka ipinanganak? Play audio #5386
When will you go home?
Kailan ka uuwi? Play audio #5387
When did he/she die?
Kailan siya namatay? Play audio #5388
When is the vacation?
Kailan ang bakasyon? Play audio #5738
Others pronounce this word as "ke-lan" or "key-lan," with the stress on the first syllable, as a shortcut for saying the "ka-i-lán." This is accepted in conversations, but is incorrect in a grammatical sense.
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