Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "San"

The meaning of "San" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "I always sprinkle san in your eyes" mean?
A: Sand, not san. It means you take sand, like from the beach, and put it in someone's eyes.

Also lol this is such a random sentence. Where did you hear it??

Synonyms of "San" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between san and chan and kun and sama and dono ?
A: I'm guessing you mean in Japanese.
They are suffixes to use when addressing people.
さん (san): you use it when addressing people older than you or just people your age you talk formally to (co-workers, etc.), both male and female. It is the most used suffix.
ちゃん (chan) and くん (kun) are less formal, mostly used with children ("chan" for girls and "kun" for boys) or with a friend you are very close to ( "kun" can be used when talking to people younger than you (men) but it is usually "san" for women).
さま (sama) is extremely formal, use for gods or the emperor and such. It can also be used ironically on you or other people (it has an arrogant meaning to it when used that way).
どの (dono) is also very formal (I'm not sure how much is it used today, but in the past it was used with people you have a lot of respect).

Translations of "San"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? san kumi no kazoku(family)
A: a family of 3 groups, or do you mean 3 groups of families?

a family of 3 groups = one big family, 3 groups
3 groups of families = 3 families, each family is a group.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? san jose
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ya llegué a san diego
A: I arrived in san Diego
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 산호세 (san jose)의 영어 발음은 어떻게 하나요?
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Other questions about "San"

Q: So, I use "san" when I reply to their messages if their message has 'san' at the end of my name. That way makes me feel like we are even. Does this sound natural?
A: × That way makes me feel like we are even.
✓ That way, it makes me feel like we are even.

to make it more natural/casual , you can remove “when i reply to their messages”
Q: Please show me how to pronounce california. san jose.
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Q: "Oh san you see" Does this sound natural?
A: What do you mean by "san"?
Q: I'm going to san francisco at Mar.1. I'm first visit in usa so I don't know how to do a to z.
for example walking the streets at night is dangerous? what's famous in san francisco? Does this sound natural?
A: 'I'm going to San Fransisco on Mar. 1. This is my first visit to the USA so I don't know (I'm sorry but I am actually not sure what you mean by the "do A to Z". If you let me know, I can help correct that part, too). For example, is walking on the streets at night dangerous? What's famous in San Fransisco?'

Please let me know what you meant by "to do A to Z" so I can assist with any corrections to help you make it sound more natural.

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