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.
Filipino (English: / ˌ f ɪ l ɪ ˈ p iː n oʊ / ; Wikang Filipino [wɪˈkɐŋ ˌfiːliˈpiːno]), also known as Pilipino and Tagalog, is the national language (Wikang pambansa / Pambansang wika) of the Philippines. Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country.
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- Comparison with other Philippine-based language editions
The Tagalog Wikipedia is the Tagalog language edition of Wikipedia, which was launched on December 1, 2003. It has 51,737 articles and is the 92nd largest Wikipedia according to the number of articles as of May 11, 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 5,729,000 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 96.92, compared to 3.53 for the Waray Wikipedia and 2 for the Cebuano Wikipedia, as of May 11, 2021. By active
- Earliest usages
- Notable literature
- Pinoy music
Colloquial demonym of the Philippines "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 t
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 ...
Ang natibidad ni Jesus, natibidad ni Cristo, kapanganakan ni Cristo o kapanganakan ni Jesus ay nilalarawan sa mga ebanghelyo ng Bibliya na Lucas at Mateo.Sumasang-ayon ang dalawang salaysay na ipinanganak si Jesus sa Bethlehem sa Judea, na tinakdang ikasal ang kanyang inang si Maria sa isang lalaki na nagngangalang Jose, na nagmula sa lahi ni Haring David at hindi amang pambiyolohiya ni Jesus ...
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
This article deals with current phonology and phonetics and with historical developments of the phonology of the Tagalog language, including variants.. Tagalog has allophones, so it is important here to distinguish phonemes (written in slashes / /) and corresponding allophones (written in brackets [ ]).
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.
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.