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Tagalog

Noun

1 a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
2 language of the Tagalog people on which Filipino is based

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English

Etymology

From Tagalog tagá-, native of, and ílog, river.

Pronunciation

  • \tɑ.ˈgɑː.log\
  • \tA."gA:.log\

Noun

  1. A language spoken in the Philippines, in particular, Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces such as Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, Batangas, Bataan, Rizal, Marinduque, Mindoro, and Quezon.
  2. A member of the second largest Filipino ethnic group.

Translations

language
member of the largest Filipino ethnic group

Adjective

Tagalog
  1. Of or relating to the Tagalogs.

Translations

of or relating to the Tagalogs

External links

Extensive Definition

Tagalog can refer to:
Tagalog in Tagalog: Tagalog
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