Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 9 years ago

are filipino and tagalog laguages the same?

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  • Jex
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    No and Yes.

    No, because Filipino was the national language and Tagalog was just a dialect (just like cebuano, waray or ilocano)

    Yes, if you'll gonna speak it. Because the Filipino language was based on Tagalog.

  • 9 years ago

    Filipino is a prestige register of the Tagalog language and the name under which Tagalog is designated the national language and one of two official languages of the Philippines, the other being English.Tagalog is the first language of a third of the population of the Philippines.

    filipino is part of tagalog langs

    like french from latin langs or romance or indo-european

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