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Ta·ga·log

 (tə-gä′lôg, -ləg)
n. pl. Tagalog or Ta·ga·logs
1. A member of a people native to the Philippines and inhabiting Manila and its adjacent provinces.
2. The Austronesian language of the Tagalog on which Filipino is based.

[Perhaps Tagalog, river people : taga-, native of + ilog, river.]

Tagalog

(təˈɡɑːlɒɡ)
npl -logs or -log
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of the Philippines, living chiefly in the region around Manila
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family: the official language of the Philippines
adj
(Languages) of or relating to this people or their language

Ta•ga•log

(tɑˈgɑ lɔg, tə-)

n., pl. -logs, (esp. collectively) -log for 1.
1. a member of a people of the Philippines, living mainly in central and SW Luzon.
2. the Austronesian language of the Tagalogs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tagalog - a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including ManilaTagalog - a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
Philippine Islands, Philippines - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Filipino - a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
2.Tagalog - the language of the Tagalog on which Filipino is based
Philippine, Filipino - official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages
Translations
Tagalog
tagalog

Tagalog

n (Ling) → Tagal nt
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