Nasaan (Nasan, Asan): Tagalog Question Word

where (is/are/was/were), which (place/s) (is/are/was/were)

Nasaan is used in the same way as a Nasa phrase that doesn’t refer to a person.

A: Nasa drawer ang bag.

B: Nasaan ang bag?

A: The bag is in the drawer.

B: Where is the bag?

A: Nasa school si Fred.

B: Nasaan si Fred?

A: Fred is in school.

B: Where is Fred?

Nasaan -ng

A: Nasa Quezon City ako.

B: Nasaang siyudad ka?

A: I’m in Quezon City.

B: Which city are you in?

Lit. You are in which city?

Alternative: saan nandoon (san nandon)

San nandon ang bag?

Where is the bag?

See also: Nasa (p. 255), Na/-ng (p. 28)

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