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
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. 
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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 10, 2021 · Filipino proverbs or Philippine proverbs are traditional sayings or maxims used by Filipinos based on local culture, wisdom, and philosophies from Filipino life.The word proverb corresponds to the Tagalog words salawikain, kasabihan (saying) and sawikain (although the latter may also refer to mottos or idioms), and to the Ilocano word sarsarita.
Apr 10, 2021 · Ancient Tagalog's Idea of God. Excerpts from the Boxer Codex (1590): "The Moors [i.e. the Tagalogs from Manila] of the Philippines have that the world, earth, and sky, and all other things that are in them, were created and made by only one god, whom they calls in their language Bachtala, napalnanca, calgna salabat , which means “God, creator and preserver of all things”, and by another ...
3 days ago · National Democracy (ND) (Cebuano: nasodnong demokrasya; Filipino: pambansang demokrasya; Ilocano: nailian a demokrasia), known colloquially as natdem, is a political ideology and movement in the Philippines that aims to establish a people's democracy in the country.
3 days ago · The history of the Philippines from 1565 to 1898, also known as the Spanish Philippines or the Spanish colonial period, was the period during which the Philippines were ruled as the Captaincy General of the Philippines within the Spanish East Indies, initially under New Spain until Mexican independence in 1821, which gave Madrid direct control over the area.
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 ...
3 days ago · Tagalog: ·friend, pal Synonyms: kabarkada, katropa, kumpare, amigo, amiga, katoto, pare, tropa, tsong, utol, kalaguma, lamuga, sangkay··fiance, fiancee, betrothed ...