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  1. 971-8781-98-6. OCLC. 50116683. LC Class. PL6057 .U63. The UP Diksiyonaryong Filipino ( UPDF; "UP Filipino Dictionary") is a series of monolingual Filipino dictionaries. The dictionaries were created by the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino of the University of the Philippines, with Virgilio S. Almario, National Artist for Literature and a professor at ...

    • Virgilio S. Almario, Sentro ng Wikang Filipino
    • 961 (1st ed.)
    • 2001
    • 2001 (1st ed.), 2010 (2nd ed.)
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    In addition to the Philippines, the archipelago of a country has historically had numerous other names. 1. Ma-i. According to the Zhao Rugua's (趙汝适) book Zhu Fan Zhi (诸蕃志) written around the 13th century during the Song Dynasty, there was a group of islands found in southern South China Sea called Ma-i (麻逸, Hokkien POJ: Mâ-i̍t, Mandarin Pinyin: Máy...

    Haring Bayang Katagalugan (Sovereign Tagalog Nation). Andrés Bonifacio's suggested name for the Filipino nation, intended to be governed by the 1896–1897 Republika ng Katagalugan (Tagalog Republic)...
    Kapatiran ("Brotherhood"), or its semi-equivalent Katipunan("Assembly"/"Gathering").
    Luzviminda. A portmanteau of the first syllables of the country's three major island groups: Luzon; Visayas; and Mindanao. The term has sometimes been interchanged with Luzvimindas, due to the terr...
    Mahárlika (Sanskrit: mahardhikka (महर्द्धिक), "freeman"). In Pre-Hispanic Philippines, the mahárlika was the common Tagalog term for freedmen, not for the royalty. The maharlika were the largest se...

    The 1987 Constitution provides that Filipino and English be official languages of the Philippines. It does not contain a provision specifically designating an official name for the country; however, "Republic of the Philippines" is used consistently throughout its provisions (in English). Article XIV, section 8 of the Constitution also mandates tha...

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    1. Cooley, William Desborough (1830), The History of Maritime and Inland Discovery, vol. 2, Longman 2. de Morga, Antonio (2004), History of the Philippine Islands Vols 1 and 2, Kessinger Publishing, ISBN 978-1-4191-2427-3 ISBN 978-1-4191-2427-3. Originally published by Antonio de Morga as Sucesos de las islas Filipinas in 1609, reprinted by Kessinger Publishingin 2004. 3. Duka, C. (2004), Philippine History, Rex Bookstore, ISBN 978-971-23-3934-9 ISBN 978-971-23-3934-9 4. Guerrero, Milagros; E...

  2. Filipino ( English: / ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnoʊ / ( listen); Wikang Filipino, locally [wɪˈkɐŋ ˌfiːliˈpiːno]) is an Austronesian language. It is the national language ( Wikang pambansa / Pambansang wika) of the Philippines, and one of the two official languages of the country, with English.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › FilipinoFilipino - Wikipedia

    Look up Filipino or filipino in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Filipino may refer to: Something from or related to the Philippines. Filipino language, standardized variety of 'Tagalog', the national language and one of the official languages of the Philippines. Filipinos, people who are citizens of the Philippines or are of Filipino descent.

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  5. dictionaryfreeonline.com › d › PhilippinesDictionary: philippines

    The Philippines is great. by Anonymous August 11, 2003. Philippines. Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain in 1519 on the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe with five ships and a complement of 264 crew. Three years later in 1522, only the one ship, the Victoria, returned to Spain with 18 men. The Philippines were the death of Magellan.

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › FilipinosFilipinos - Wikipedia

    Filipinos ( Filipino: Mga Pilipino) are the people who are citizens of or native to the Philippines. The majority of Filipinos today come from various Austronesian ethnolinguistic groups, all typically speaking either Filipino, English and/or other Philippine languages.

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