IYAN

This word can be translated into English as 'that.'

iyan

that


difference between iyan and iyon

iyan (near the person being addressed by a speaker)
iyon (far from the speaker and the person being addressed)


Ano iyan?
What's that?
(What's that you have there?)
(What's that near you?)

Ano iyon?
What's that?
(What's that over there?)



ganyan / ganoon
like that

niyan / niyon
of that

iyang-iyan
exactly that


This word is often shortened to 'yan in conversation.

Ano 'yan?
What's that?