Tagalog (/ t ə ˈ ɡ ɑː l ɒ ɡ /; tə-GAH-log) (Tagalog pronunciation: [tɐˈɡaːloɡ]) ( Baybayin : ᜏᜒᜃᜅ᜔ ᜆᜄᜎᜓᜄ᜔ ) 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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Tagalog is one of the main languages spoken in the Philippines. More than 22 million people speak it as their first language. It was originally spoken by the Tagalog people in the Philippines, who were mainly in Bulacan, Cavite, and some parts of Luzon. Now, Tagalog is spoken nationwide, just like English, and is a mix of Spanish, Malay, and ...
Filipino is a form of the Tagalog language. It is the national language of the Philippines. About one third of the people in the Philippines speak Tagalog as a first language. Filipino is used as the formal name of Tagalog. Sometimes it even means the same thing.
Ang wikang Filipino ay ang pambansang wika at isa sa mga opisyal na wika ng Pilipinas—ang Ingles ang isa pa—ayon sa Saligang Batas ng 1987. Isa itong wikang Awstronesyo at ang de facto ("sa katotohanan") na pamantayang bersiyon ng wikang Tagalog, bagaman de jure ("sa prinsipyo") itong iba rito.
The Tagalog Wikipedia (Tagalog: Wikipediang Tagalog) is the Tagalog language edition of Wikipedia, which was launched on December 1, 2003.It has 64,726 articles and is the 85th largest Wikipedia according to the number of articles as of November 23, 2020.
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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.
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.
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.