Tagalog

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From Tagalog Tagalog.

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Tagalog

  1. A language spoken in the Philippines, especially in areas of central to southern Luzon.
    Synonym: Tagal

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Tagalog (plural Tagalogs or Tagalog)

  1. A member of the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.
    Synonyms: Tagal, (female) Tagala
  2. (chiefly Cebu) a speaker of the Tagalog language

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Tagalog (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Tagalogs.
    Synonym: (female) Tagala

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Tagalog n

  1. Tagalog (language)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly:

  • From taga- (native of) +‎ alog (ford)[1].
  • From taga- (native of) +‎ ilog (river).
  • From Tagal, the name of some tribes in Borneo or Sumatra[2].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ta‧ga‧log
  • IPA(key): /taˈɡaloɡ/, [tɐˈɣa.loɡ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Tagalog (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜄᜎᜓᜄ᜔)

  1. Tagalog language
    Synonym: (obsolete) wikang-tao
  2. Tagalog (person)
    Synonym: (female) Tagala

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Tagalog (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜄᜎᜓᜄ᜔)

  1. Tagalog (pertaining to the Tagalog region, the Tagalog people, or the Tagalog language)

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  1. ^ Sanger, J. P. (1905) Census of the Philippine Islands, Taken Under the Direction of the Philippine Commission in the Year 1903, Volume 1, Quezon City: U.S. Bureau of the Census, page 451
  2. ^ Panganiban, José Villa (1973) Diksyunaryo-Tesauro Pilipino-Ingles, Quezon City: Manlapaz Publishing Co., page 936-937

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