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What is the national language of the Philippines?

What is the national language of the Philippines?

Filipino
English
Philippines/Official languages

Is Filipino a mono based national language?

Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country. It is a standardized variety of the Tagalog language, an Austronesian regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines….Filipino language.

Filipino
ISO 639-3 fil
Glottolog fili1244
Linguasphere 31-CKA-aa

When was Tagalog declared as national language?

1937
It is the native tongue of the people in the Tagalog region in the northern island Luzon. It was declared the basis for the national language in 1937 by then President of the Commonwealth Republic, Manuel L. Quezon and it was renamed Pilipino in 1959.

How old is Filipino language?

The origins of this language date back to more than 1,000 years ago. Interestingly, Tagalog has changed throughout the years as various countries have influenced the Philippines.

How many dialects Philippines have?

Eight
Eight (8) major dialects spoken by majority of the Filipinos: Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicolano, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense.

Is Tagalog the national language of the Philippines?

Tagalog was declared the official language by the first revolutionary constitution in the Philippines, the Constitution of Biak-na-Bato in 1897. Along with English, the national language has had official status under the 1973 constitution (as “Pilipino”) and the present 1987 constitution (as Filipino).

What is a Filipino girl called?

Filipino is the Hispanized (or Anglicized) way of referring to both the people and the language in the Philippines. Note that it is also correct to say Filipino for a male and Filipina for a female.

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