What does tagalog mean?

Definitions for tagalog
tɑˈgɑ lɔg, tə-taga·log

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tagalognoun

    a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila

  2. Tagalognoun

    the language of the Tagalog on which Filipino is based

Wiktionary

  1. Tagalognoun

    A member of the second largest Filipino ethnic group.

  2. Tagalogadjective

    Of or relating to the Tagalogs.

  3. Tagalognoun

    A language spoken in the Philippines, in particular, Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces such as Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, Batangas, Bataan, Rizal, Marinduque, Mindoro, and Quezon.

  4. Etymology: From Tagalog, from taga- + ilog(if the basis of the meaning is the sound or pronounciation). But based on ancient language in Luzon (Dumaget) that co-existed with Tagalog, Tagalog is combination of "Tage" ("Taga(h)" in Early Tagalog) and "Loy" (From "Naloy" of Dumaget meaning "long time ago", or " Antiquity"). This term(TAGELOY) was widely used in Manila before 1950 by elders.Tageloy is a person belonging to this ethnic group while "Tagalog" is the term that describe this language.This provides us the meaning " The resident/People of Ancient time" or " Taga Matagal/Malaon nang Panahon" in Tagalog.

ChatGPT

  1. tagalog

    Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by the ethnic Tagalog people, who make up a quarter of the population of the Philippines, and as a second language by the majority of the country. It is also the basis of Filipino, one of the official languages of the Philippines. Additionally, "Tagalog" can also refer to the people or culture associated with the region in the Philippines where the language is predominantly spoken.

Editors Contribution

  1. tagalog

    Root word is Tagal ( ancient). Related to Formosan ethnic language "ketangalan" with meaning to one with honorable title or name.

    Katagalugan is a region in Luzon where residents are predominantly Tagalog in ethnicity.(Katagalugan ang bahagi ng Luzon kung saan ang nakararaming nananahan ay sibol na Tagalog o Tageloy).


    Submitted by JP03 on November 26, 2014  


  2. Tagalog

    Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by the ethnic Tagalog people, who make up a quarter of the population of the Philippines, and as a second language by the majority.


    Submitted by anonymous on October 9, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TAGALOG

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tagalog is ranked #146201 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tagalog surname appeared 113 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tagalog.

    53.9% or 61 total occurrences were Asian.
    22.1% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    17.7% or 20 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.3% or 6 total occurrences were White.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tagalog in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tagalog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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