Filipinas

See also: filipinas

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

Filipinas

  1. plural of Filipina

Classical NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Filipinas

  1. Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

 
Filipinas

Proper nounEdit

Filipinas f pl

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

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Filipinas f

  1. Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)

Usage notesEdit

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 termsEdit


TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Filipinas

  1. Philippines

YogadEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Filipinas.

Proper nounEdit

Filipinas

  1. Philippines