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  1. Languages of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    The Malay language, along with Philippine languages belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian language family, has also had an immense influence on many languages spoken in the Philippines. This is because Old Malay used to be the lingua franca throughout the archipelago, a good example of this is Magellan's translator Enrique using Malay to converse ...

  2. Philippines - Wikipedia

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    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.

  3. Tagalog language - Wikipedia

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    Tagalog (/ t ə ˈ ɡ ɑː l ɒ ɡ /; 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.

  4. Filipino Sign Language - Wikipedia

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    Filipino Sign Language (FSL) or Philippine Sign Language (Filipino: Wikang pasenyas ng mga Pilipino), is a sign language originating in the Philippines. Like other sign languages, FSL is a unique language with its own grammar, syntax and morphology; it is neither based on nor resembles Filipino or English.

    • (approximately 121,000 Deaf people living in the Philippines as of 2000)
    • French Sign, American Sign?Filipino Sign Language
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  6. Filipino and English are the official languages. 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.

  7. Tagalog - Wikipedia

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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

  8. Filipinos - Wikipedia

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    Upon official adoption of the modern, 28-letter Filipino alphabet in 1987, the term Filipino was preferred over Pilipino. [citation needed] 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.

  9. Swardspeak (or Chuva) is a secret language that came from the mixed language with the names Taglish and Englog.It is used by gay people in the Philippines.. Swardspeak uses word from Tagalog, English, Spanish, Cebuano, Japanese, Sanskrit, and other languages.

  10. Wikipedia, ang malayang ensiklopedya

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    66,893 mga artikulong nasa Tagalog.. Biyernes, Oktubre 16, 2020; 22:06

  11. Ilocano language - Wikipedia

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    The language is also spoken in the United States, with Hawaii and California having the largest number of speakers. It is the third most spoken non-English language in Hawaii after Tagalog and Japanese, with 17% of those speaking languages other than English at home (25.4% of the population) speaking the language.