3 days ago · Filipino, also known as Pilipino and Tagalog, 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. Tagalog is the first language of 24 million people, or about one-fourth of the Philippine population as of 2019, while 45 million speak Tagalog as their second language as of 2013. Tagalog i
Apr 07, 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.
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The Tagalog Wikipedia 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.
The Tagalog Wikipedia was launched on December 1, 2003 as the first Wikipedia in a language of the Philippines. As of February 3, 2011, it has more than 50,000 articles. Bantayan, Cebu became the 10,000th article on October 20, 2007 while Pasko sa Pilipinas became the 15,000th article on December 24, 2007. Localization of software messages through the Betawiki was finished on February 6, 2009. In 2011, the Tagalog Wikipedia was part of the WikiHistories fellowship research project of the Wikimed
The Tagalog Wikipedia has several characteristics which define it differently from other language editions of Wikipedia. According to Michael Tan, a Filipino anthropologist and Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist, the Tagalog Wikipedia greatly depends on the UP Diksyonaryong Filipino for basic definitions. Though focused on the Tagalog language, it has pages that helps non-Tagalog speakers on anything related about the online project.
Compared to the other Philippine-based language editions of Wikipedia, it has significantly fewer articles than the Cebuano Wikipedia, which currently has more than 5,678,000 articles, and the Waray Wikipedia, which has more than 1,265,000 articles, as the majority of the articles in those two languages were initially created by the Lsjbot, The Tagalog Wikipedia has an article depth of 79.13, compared to 3.52 for the Waray Wikipedia and 2.01 for the Cebuano Wikipedia, as of April 8, 2021. By act
5 days ago · 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. 
5 days ago · The lack of the letter "F" in the pre-1987 Tagalog alphabet caused the letter "P" to be substituted for "F", though the alphabets and/or writing scripts of some non-Tagalog ethnic groups included the letter "F". Upon official adoption of the modern, 28-letter Filipino alphabet in 1987, the term Filipino was preferred over Pilipino.
Apr 07, 2021 · Tagalog profanity can refer to a wide range of offensive, blasphemous, and taboo words or expressions in the Tagalog language of the Philippines.Due to Filipino culture, expressions which may sound benign when translated back to English can cause great offense; while some expressions English speakers might take great offense to can sound benign to a Tagalog speaker.
Apr 09, 2021 · 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.
Apr 07, 2021 · The history of the Philippines is known to have begun at least 709,000 years ago as suggested by the discovery of Pleistocene stone tools and butchered animal remains associated with hominin activity. Homo luzonensis, a species of archaic humans, was present on the island of Luzon at least 67,000 years ago.
4 days ago · The following are commonly perceived as the most common Filipino surnames. The top 10 is usually cited to be the most prevalent. This list is based on stats extrapolated from data of several common Filipino surnames as listed on the 2010 US Census. Most surnames here are also prevalent among Spanish-speaking cultures. 1. Santos * 2. Reyes * 3 ...