Filipino, also known as Pilipino, is the national language of the Philippines. Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country. It is a standardized variety of the Tagalog language, an Austronesian regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines. As of 2007, Tagalog is the first language of 28 million people, or about one-third of the Philippine population, while 45 million speak Tagalog as their second language. Tagalog is among the 185 languag
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Filipino is a form of the Tagalog language. It is the national language of the Philippines. About one third of the people in the Philippines speak Tagalog as a first language.
Filipino and English are the official languages of the country. 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.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about a subgroup of the Austronesian language family. For the native languages spoken in the Philippines, see Languages of the Philippines.
The 1987 constitution designates Filipino, a standardized version of Tagalog, as the national language and an official language along with English. Filipino is regulated by Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino and therefore serves as a lingua franca used by Filipinos of various ethnolinguistic backgrounds.
Upon official adoption of the modern, 28-letter Filipino alphabet in 1987, the term Filipino was preferred over Pilipino.  Locally, some still use "Pilipino" to refer to the people and "Filipino" to refer to the language, but in international use "Filipino" is the usual form for both.
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Tagalog may refer to: Language. Tagalog language, a language spoken in the Philippines Old Tagalog, an archaic form of the language; Batangas Tagalog, a dialect of the language; Filipino language, the standard form of Tagalog that is the official language of the Philippines; Tagalog script, a writing system
Filipino. Look up Filipino or filipino in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Filipino may refer to: Filipino language, the national language and one of the official languages of the Philippines. Filipinos, called to the people or citizen of the Philippines or the ethnic group that identifies people from the Philippines.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The logo of Tagalog Wikipedia will be use only in May 23-June 4, 2017. The Tagalog Wikipedia (Tagalog: Wikipediang Tagalog) is the Tagalog language edition of Wikipedia, which was launched on December 1, 2003.
Filipino is based largely on Tagalog, a native language spoken in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces. The Filipino language, is a cousin of the Malay language. Other local languages and dialects are Cebuano and Ilocano and many others. English is used in government, schools and business.