sasakyan

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a syncopic form of sasakayan, from sakay +‎ -an with initial reduplication of sakay. Can also be analyzed as an initial reduplication of sakyan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧sak‧yan
  • IPA(key): /sasakˈjan/, [sɐ.sɐkˈjan]
  • Rhymes: -an

Noun[edit]

sasakyán (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜐᜃ᜔ᜌᜈ᜔)

  1. vehicle; transportation
    Synonym: behikulo
    Hyponyms: kotse, barko, bangka, tren
  2. animal used for riding (such as a horse, camel, etc.)

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Adjective[edit]

sasakyán (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜐᜃ᜔ᜌᜈ᜔)

  1. used for riding
    kabayong sasakyanhorse for riding

Verb[edit]

sasakyán (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜐᜃ᜔ᜌᜈ᜔)

  1. contemplative aspect of sakyan

Further reading[edit]

  • sasakyan”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • sasakyan”, in Pinoy Dictionary, 2010–2024