Saan (San): Tagalog Question Word

where, which (place/s), what

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

Saan ka kumain?

Where did you eat?

Saan ka pupunta?

Where are you going?

Saan ang party?

Where is the party?

Galing saan ito?

Where is this from?

Lit. This is from where?

Taga-saan siya?

Where is he/she from?

Lit. He/she is from where?

Para saan?

What for?

Saan -ng

Saang school ka pumapasok?

Which school do you go to?

See also: Sa phrase (p. 59), Na/-ng (p. 28)

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