Filipinas

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. plural of Filipina

Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines (a country in Asia)

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Filipinas.

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines (a country in Asia)

References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2000) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines (a country in Asia)

Portuguese[edit]

Filipinas

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas f pl

  1. Philippines (an archipelago and country in Asia in the Pacific Ocean)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Felipe +‎ -inas. Originally las Islas Filipinas (literally the Philippine Isles), after King Philip II of Spain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /filiˈpinas/, [fi.liˈpi.nas]

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas f

  1. Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)

Usage notes[edit]

Contrary to English, in Spanish the definite article is optional when referring to the Philippines' exonym in Spanish (i.e. las Filipinas), meaning you may omit the article "las" if you so choose.

Related terms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Filipinas, from Felipe (the name of a King of Spain) + -inas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Fi‧li‧pi‧nas
  • IPA(key): /piliˈpinas/, [pɪlɪˈpinɐs]

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. (proscribed) alternative form of Pilipinas

Usage notes[edit]


Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Filipinas.

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines