Santo In English – Translate “Santo” To English

What Is “Santo” In English? (Answers)

SANTO IN ENGLISH – This article will teach you about the English translation of the word “santo” based on the context of the sentence.

Santo In English

There are several Filipino words that don’t have a direct translation in English, that’s why we need context in order to fully translate them.

What is “Santo”?

“Santo” is a Tagalog term that refers to someone acknowledged as virtuous or holy and typically regarded as being in heaven after death.

What is “Santo” in English?

“Santo” can be directly translated as saint. The use of this word, however, may depend on the context of the sentence.

Here are some example sentences:

  1. Kumilos na parang santo si Carl.
  2. Sinabi ni Angelo kay George na hindi siya isang santo.
  3. Hindi masasabi ni Ben na si Juan ay isang santo.
  4. Mas gugustuhin ni Marco na tumawa kasama ang mga makasalanan kaysa umiyak kasama ang mga santo.

In English, these sentences could be translated as:

  1. Carl acted like a saint.
  2. Angelo told George that he’s not a saint.
  3. Ben can’t say that John is a saint.
  4. Marco would rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.

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