Filipinas

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. plural of Filipina

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)

References[edit]

  • Mancilla Sepúlveda, Héctor. (2000) Lecciones de Nahuatl, Hirata Editorial, México DF. p. 158.

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]

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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines

Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Filipinas.

Proper noun[edit]

Filipinas

  1. Philippines