The Tagalog Wikipedia (Tagalog: Wikipediang Tagalog) is the Tagalog language edition of Wikipedia, which was launched on December 1, 2003.It has 56,506 articles and is the 92nd largest Wikipedia according to the number of articles as of April 8, 2021.
Tagalog (/ təˈɡɑːlɒɡ /, tə-GAH-log; Tagalog pronunciation: [tɐˈɡaːloɡ]) is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by the ethnic Tagalog people, who make up a quarter of the population of the Philippines, and as a second language by the majority.
The Filipino language, the official standardized form of Tagalog which we use on the Tagalog Wikipedia, is regulated by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (Commission on the Filipino Language). Sadly, we have no contacts within the KWF. -- Sky Harbor 13:03, 29 August 2008 (UTC) Who (else) supports you?
People also ask
What is the difference between Tagalog and Bikol?
Is Tagalog a language or a dialect?
What language is Tagalog?
What is the origin of Tagalog?
56,336 mga artikulong nasa Tagalog.. Sabado Abril 10, 2021 23:06
Filipino is a standardized version of Tagalog, spoken mainly in Metro Manila. Both Filipino and English are used in government, education, print, broadcast media, and business, with third local languages often being used at the same time.
- Designation as the national language
- Filipino versus Tagalog
Filipino, like other Austronesian languages, commonly uses verb-subject-object order but can also use subject-verb-object order as well. It has head-initial directionality. It is an agglutinative language but can also display inflection. It is not a tonal language and can be considered as a pitch-accent language. Filipino is officially taken to be a pluricentric language, as it is further enriched and developed by the other existing Philippine languages according to the mandate of the 1987 Const
The Philippines is a multilingual state with more than 175 living languages originating and spoken by various ethno-linguistic groups. Many of these languages descend from a common Malayo-Polynesian language due to the Austronesian migration from Taiwan, however there are languages brought by the Negritos. The common Malayo-Polynesian language split into different languages and these languages borrowed words from other languages such as Hokkien, Sanskrit, Tamil, and Arabic. There was no one sing
While Spanish and English were considered "official languages" during the American colonial period, there existed no "national language" initially. Article XIII, section 3 of the 1935 constitution establishing the Commonwealth of the Philippines provided that
Since 1997, a month-long celebration of the national language occurs during August, known in Filipino as Buwan ng Wika. Previously, this lasted only a week and was known as Linggo ng Wika. The celebration coincides with the month of birth of President Manuel L. Quezon, regarded as the "Ama ng Wikang Pambansa".
In 1959, the language became known as Pilipino in an effort to dissociate it from the Tagalog ethnic group. The changing of the name did not, however, result in universal acceptance among non-Tagalogs, especially Cebuanos who had previously not accepted the 1937 selection.
While the official view is that Filipino and Tagalog are considered separate languages, in practical terms, Filipino may be considered the official name of Tagalog, or even a synonym of it. Today's Filipino language is best described as "Tagalog-based"; The language is usually called Tagalog within the Philippines and among Filipinos to differentiate it from other Philippine languages, but it has also come to be known as Filipino to differentiate it from the languages of other countries; the for
The Tagalog people (Filipino: Mga Tagalog) are the second largest ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines after the Visayan people, numbering at around 30 million. An Austronesian people, the Tagalog have a well developed society due to their cultural heartland, Manila, being the capital city of the Philippines.
- Earliest usages
- Notable literature
- Pinoy music
"Pinay" redirects here. For other uses, see Pinay. Not to be confused with PNoy, a nickname of former president Benigno Aquino III. Pinoy is an informal demonym referring to the Filipino people in the Philippines and their culture as well as to overseas Filipinos in the Filipino diaspora. A Pinoy with mix of foreign ancestry is called Tisoy, a shortened word for Mestizo. Some Filipinos refer to themselves as Pinoy or sometimes the feminine Pinay instead of the standard term, Filipino. Filipino i
The term Pinoy was coined by expatriate Filipino Americans during the 1920s and was later adopted by Filipinos in the Philippines. According to historian Dawn Mabalon, the historical use has been to refer to Filipinos born or living in the United States and has been in constant use since the 1920s. She adds that it was reclaimed and politicized by "Filipina/o American activists and artists in the FilAm movements of the 1960s/1970s".
The earliest known usages of Pinoy/Pinay in magazines and newspapers date to the 1920s include taking on social issues facing Pinoy, casual mentions of Pinoys at events, while some are advertisements from Hawaii from Filipinos themselves. The following are the more notable earliest usages
The desire to self-identify can likely be attributed to the diverse and independent history of the archipelagic country – comprising 7,107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean – which trace back 30,000 years before being colonized by Spain in the 16th century and later occupied by the United States, which led to the outbreak of the Philippine–American War. The Commonwealth of the Philippines was established in 1935 with the country gaining its independence in 1946 after hostilities in ...
Pinoy is first used by Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan, in his 1946 semi-autobiography, America Is in the Heart – "The Pinoys work every day in the fields but when the season is over their money is in the Chinese vaults." The book describes his childhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. It has been used in American ethnic studies courses to illustrate the racism experienced by thousands of Filipino ...
In the early 1970s, Pinoy music or "Pinoy pop" emerged, often sung in Tagalog – it was a mix of rock, folk and ballads – marking a political use of music similar to early hip hop but transcending class. The music was a "conscious attempt to create a Filipino national and popular culture" and it often reflected social realities and problems. As early as 1973, the Juan De la Cruz Band was performing "Ang Himig Natin", which is widely regarded as the first example of Pinoy rock. "Pinoy ...
- related to: What is the Tagalog of Wikipedia?