You asked: What is the real language of Filipino?

It is a standardized variety of the Tagalog language, an Austronesian regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines. Tagalog is the first language of 24 million people or about one-fourth of the Philippine population as of 2019, while 45 million speak Tagalog as their second language as of 2013.

Is Filipino a pure language?

The precursor of Filipino, the Tagalog language is not a pure language. It developed from various influences. The early ancestors of the Filipinos were Negritos or Aetas from Asia who came to the Philippines through land bridges. … These groups of people influenced the early development of the Tagalog language.

Is Filipino a Romance language?

No, Tagalog is a Malayo-Polynesian language. Spanish, French, Italian, Catalan, Portuguese, and Rumanian are Romance languages. Tagalog is related to Malay, Indonesian, Cebuano, Ilocano, and other Malayo-Polynesian languages.

Who are the original Filipino?

the Philippines collectively are called Filipinos. The ancestors of the vast majority of the population were of Malay descent and came from the Southeast Asian mainland as well as from what is now Indonesia. Contemporary Filipino society consists of nearly 100 culturally and linguistically distinct ethnic groups.

What nationality is Filipino?

Officially, of course, Filipinos are categorized as Asians and the Philippines as part of Southeast Asia. But describing Filipinos as Pacific Islanders isn’t necessarily wrong either. In fact, for a long time, Filipinos were known as Pacific Islanders.

Is Tagalog a dying language?

Not dying. But a lot of other languages in the Philippines have died off because of Tagalog. Many more languages are in the process of being diluted and outrightly extinguished as Tagalog imposes itself on native Philippine cultures.

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