Type Political Subdivision
Usage Filipino, Pangasinan, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Scripts पांगासिनान(Hindi) Пангасинан(Macedonian, Russian) پانگاسینان(Persian, Urdu) Панґасінан(Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. pang-ga-see-NAN(Pangasinan) pang-a-si-NAHN(English) pung-u-si-NAHN(English) [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsPanggasinan, Panhasinan (Ukrainian)
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Meaning & History
From the name of the Pangasinan people meaning "place of salt" or "land of salt", derived from Pangasinan pang- meaning "for", asin meaning "salt", and the place marker suffix -an. This is the name of a province in the Philipines.