Filipino

See also: filipino and Filipin@

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish filipino m, from Felipe +‎ -ino, demonym to Spanish las Islas Filipinas (The Philippine Islands (P.I.); The Philippines), after Spanish El Rey Felipe II de España (King Philip II of Spain). The Spanish term formerly only referred to a male Philippine-born person of pure or majority Spanish descent, synonym to Spanish insular (islander) (plural insulares) in the Spanish Colonial Era of the Philippines,[1][2] before it was applied as a nationality for every citizen of the Philippines from the First Philippine Republic during the Philippine Revolution.[3]

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Filipino (countable and uncountable, plural Filipinos)

  1. (countable) A citizen or local inhabitant of the Philippines and those descending from such, especially a male.
    Synonym: Pinoy
  2. (obsolete, historical, countable) A male Philippine-born person of pure or majority Spanish descent.[4][1][5]
    Synonyms: Spaniard, Spanish

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Filipino

  1. (uncountable) The national language of the Philippines, based on Tagalog.
    Synonyms: Tagalog, Pilipino (dated)

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Filipino (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people, language, and culture.
    Synonym: Philippine
  2. Of or pertaining to Tagalog, the basis of the national language of the Philippines.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Abella, Domingo (1978) From Indio to Filipino: And Some Historical Works[1], Milagros Romuáldez-Abella, pages 30
  2. ^ Nolasco, Clarita T. (September & December 1970), “The Creoles in Spanish Philippines”, in Far Eastern University Journal[2], volume 15, issue 1 & 2
  3. ^ Kramer, Paul A. (2006) The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States, and the Philippines[3], University of North Carolina Press, pages 79
  4. ^ Wickberg, E. (March 1964), “The Chinese Mestizo in Philippine History”, in Journal of Southeast Asian History[4], volume 5, pages 63
  5. ^ Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon? [This Is How We Were Before... How Are You Doing Now?], written by Iglesias, Roy C. (writer) & Romero, Eddie (director), Philippines: Hemisphere Pictures, December 25, 1976

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish filipino m, from Felipe +‎ -ino, demonym to Spanish las Islas Filipinas (The Philippine Islands (P.I.); The Philippines), which was named after Spanish El Rey Felipe II de España (King Philip II of Spain).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Fi‧li‧pi‧no
  • IPA(key): /piliˈpino/, [pɪlɪˈpino]

NounEdit

Filipino (feminine Filipina)

  1. Filipino language (national language of the Philippines)
  2. (proscribed) alternative form of Pilipino: Filipino (person)
  3. (obsolete, historical) male Philippine-born person of pure or majority Spanish descent[1][2][3][4]

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Filipino

  1. (proscribed) alternative form of Pilipino: Filipino (pertaining to the Philippines)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wickberg, E. (March 1964), “The Chinese Mestizo in Philippine History”, in Journal of Southeast Asian History[5], volume 5, pages 63
  2. ^ Nolasco, Clarita T. (September & December 1970), “The Creoles in Spanish Philippines”, in Far Eastern University Journal[6], volume 15, issue 1 & 2
  3. ^ Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon? [This Is How We Were Before... How Are You Doing Now?], written by Iglesias, Roy C. (writer) & Romero, Eddie (director), Philippines: Hemisphere Pictures, December 25, 1976
  4. ^ Abella, Domingo (1978) From Indio to Filipino: And Some Historical Works[7], Milagros Romuáldez-Abella, pages 30