Tagalog

Tagalog

[tah-gah-lawg, tuh-]
noun, plural Tagalogs (especially collectively) Tagalog for 1.
1.
a member of a Malayan people native to Luzon, in the Philippines.
2.
the principal language of the Philippines, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.
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Tagalog (təˈɡɑːlɒɡ)
 
n , -logs, -log
1.  a member of a people of the Philippines, living chiefly in the region around Manila
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family: the official language of the Philippines
 
adj
3.  of or relating to this people or their language

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Tagalog
people living near Manila in the Philippines, also their language, 1704, from Tagalog taga "native to" + ilog "river."
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