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Filipino Language

Filipino Countries

Countries
Philippines

Total No. Of Countries
1
14

National Language
Philippines

Second Language
Philippines

Speaking Continents
Asia

Minority Language
Not spoken in any of the countries

Regulated By
Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Interesting Facts
  • "Filipino" was officially declared as national language by the constitution in 1987.
  • "Filipino" is the official name of Tagalog, or synonym of it.

Similar To
Tagalog Language

Derived From
Spanish Language

Filipino Alphabets

Alphabets in Filipino
Filipino-Alphabets.jpg#200

Alphabets
28
10
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Filipino Phonology

How Many Vowels
5
3

How Many Consonants
23
13

Filipino Scripts
Latin
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Filipino Writing Direction
Not Available

Hard to Learn

Language Levels
3
2
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Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
10
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Filipino Greetings

Hello
Kumusta

Thank You
Salamat

How Are You?
Kumusta

Good Night
magandang gabi

Good Evening
Magandang gabi

Good Afternoon
Magandang hapon

Good Morning
Magandang umaga

Please
Mangyaring

Sorry
pinagsisisihan

Bye
Paalam

I Love You
Mahal kita

Excuse Me
patawarin ninyo ako

Filipino Dialects

Dialect 1
Bikol

Where They Speak
Philippines

How Many People Speak
Not Available

Dialect 2
Hiligaynon

Where They Speak
Philippines

How Many People Speak
8,200,000.00
11

Dialect 3
Waray

Where They Speak
Philippines

How Many People Speak
2,600,000.00
13

Total No. Of Dialects
8
9
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How Many People Speak Filipino?

How Many People Speak?
90.00 million
17

Speaking Population
Not Available

Native Speakers
45.00 million
23
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Second Language Speakers
45.00 million
12

Native Name
filipino

Alternative Names
Pilipino

French Name
filipino; pilipino

German Name
Pilipino

Pronunciation
[ˌfɪl.ɪˈpiː.no]

Ethnicity
Not Available

Filipino History

Origin
16th Century

Language Family
Austronesian Family

Subgroup
Not Available

Branch
Not Available

Language Forms

Early Forms
No early forms

Standard Forms
Filipino

Language Position
Not Available

Signed Forms
Not Available

Scope
Individual

Filipino Code

ISO 639 1
No Data Available

ISO 639 2

ISO 639 2/T
fil

ISO 639 2/B
fil

ISO 639 3
fil

ISO 639 6
Not Available

Glottocode
fili1244

Linguasphere
No Data Available

Types of Language

Language Type
Living

Language Linguistic Typology
Not Available

Language Morphological Typology
Not Available

Origin of Filipino language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Filipino language is one of the Most Difficult Languages. The origin of Filipino language states that it was put to use in 16th Century. The history of Filipino language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Filipino Language History. Filipino has no early forms. Filipino is the standard form of Filipino language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Filipino Language.

Filipino population

Filipino population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Filipino language. Filipino language is spoken by 90.00 million people in the world. Most of the Filipino population lies in the Filipino Speaking Countries. Filipino language is spoken as first language by 45.00 million people and as second language by about 45.00 million people. Get to know Filipino speaking population in detail.

Filipino writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Filipino writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Filipino language. Some languages share common writing systems. Latin script is used by Filipino language. Learn more about . 

Information about Filipino language

Check out all the information about Filipino language here. You may find it interesting to learn Filipino Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Filipino Speaking Countries, Filipino speaking continents and Filipino Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Filipino countries knowing common Filipino Greetings will help you in communicating with Filipino people.