What is the word for Sand in Tagalog?

Translation for word Sand in Tagalog is : buhangin

Definitions and Meaning of Sand in Tagalog

  • NOUN

    buhangin sand

    ng buhangin sand
  • VERB

    magbudbod ng buhangin sand


  • a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches, riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts.
  • smooth or polish with sandpaper or a mechanical sander.
  • sprinkle or overlay with sand, to give better purchase on a surface.


The work could be viewed both from boats cruising the bay and from a deserted beach lined with sand dunes.