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  2. Filipino language - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Background. The Philippines is a multilingual state with more than 175 living languages originating and spoken by various ethno-linguistic groups. There was no one single common language across every cultural group in the Philippine archipelago when the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, although chroniclers of the time noted that the kings or chiefs of small polities normally spoke five ...

  3. Cebuano language - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · Cebuano is a member of the Philippine languages. Early trade contact resulted in a large number of older loan words from other languages being embedded in Cebuano, like Sanskrit (e.g. sangka, "fight" and bahandi, "wealth", from Sanskrit sanka and bhānda respectively), and Arabic (e.g. salámat, "thanks"; hukom or hukm, "judge").

    • 19,665,453 (2010)
    • Philippines
  4. Philippine English - Wikipedia

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    Philippine English is a rhotic accent mainly due to the influence of Philippine languages, which are the first language of most of its speakers. Another influence is the rhotic characteristic of General American English , which became the longstanding standard in the archipelago since Americans introduced the language in public education.

    • ~28,700 L1 speakers (2005 UNSD), ~40 million L2 speakers (Crystal 2003a)
    • Southeast Asia
  5. List of loanwords in Tagalog - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · The Filipino language incorporated Spanish loanwords as a result of 333 years of contact with the Spanish language. In their review of a Pilipino-English dictionary, Llamzon and Thorpe (1972) point out that 33% of word roots are of Spanish origin.

  6. Mutual intelligibility - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Northern Germanic languages spoken in Scandinavia form a dialect continuum where two furthermost dialects have almost no mutual intelligibility. As such, spoken Danish and Swedish normally have low mutual intelligibility, but Swedes in the Öresund region (including Malmö and Helsingborg), across a strait from the Danish capital Copenhagen, understand Danish somewhat better, largely due to ...

  7. List of Wikipedias - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Wikipedias also vary by how thinly they slice dialects and variants; for example, the English Wikipedia includes most modern varieties of English (American, British, Indian, South African, etc.), but does not include other related languages such as Scots or Old English/Anglo-Saxon, both of which have separate Wikipedias.

  8. List of Wikipedias by language family - Meta

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    6 days ago · Data on this page is automatically updated every day. Purge. Note that total numbers of active users does not really refer to the total distinct active users, but the total number of active accounts on all wikis for each group of languages, because many users have active accounts on multiple wikis (and some users have several active accounts on the same wiki, for different roles or types of ...

  9. List of islands of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · List of islands by size. Below is a list of the largest Philippine islands. There are discrepancies in the area estimates across various sources, which would change the rankings of some smaller islands. The areas given may not be definitive.

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