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The Filipino language.

[Tagalog, from Spanish filipino; see Filipino.]
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(ˌpɪl əˈpi noʊ)

a lingua franca and official language in the Philippines, based on the spoken Tagalog of Manila.
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The dismissal of the Nayong Pilipino officials was announced on the groundbreaking ceremony of the proposed Nayong Landing project at the Entertainment City.
Jorey Napoles and Robbie Manalang took charge in the fourth quarter as Marinerong Pilipino repulsed Che'Lu Bar and Grill, 91-83, to move to solo third in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig yesterday.
Poligrates drops PBA D-League-high 67 points as Marinerong Pilipino torches iWalk !-- -- (Philstar.com) - August 26, 2019 - 6:12pm Games Thursday(Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig)1:30 p.
'Bago natin sila tinaguriang mga bayani, sila ay mga ordinaryong mamamayan tulad natin - mga makabayang Pilipino na nagpasyang tumindig kung kailan pinakakailangan, sa pinakamahahalagang yugto ng ating kasaysayan,' Robredo said.
In the Visayas and Mindanao, for example, majority of the people speak Bisaya, not Pilipino, while most people in Luzon speak according to their regions as only those in the National Capital Region speak Pilipino, a language which people equate to Tagalog.
Heavy rains and traffic failed to stop Linggo Ng Musikang Pilipino (LMP) from staging a record-breaking 70+ music showcases in various venues across the country.
Continuing promo-tion for the Filipinos' patronage of local singers and original Pilipino musical compositions.
MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado said the Nayong Pilipino Foundation has (NPF) formally transferred authority over the property to the MIAA which will use it to expand the present Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2.
Both sides also discussed the joint efforts in organizing the recruitment of Pilipino laborers and ensuring their rights.
American Theatre senior editor Randy Gener was conferred by the Philippine government with the 2010 "Pamana ng Pilipino" Presidential Award.
The term F/Pilipino is used throughout this article to recognize that Americans of Philippine backgrounds from different geographic regions and different stages of identity will use both Filipino and Pilipino as ethnic identifiers.