Filipino

noun
Fil·​i·​pi·​no | \ ˌfi-lə-ˈpē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Filipino (audio) \
plural Filipinos

Definition of Filipino

1 : a native of the Philippine Islands
2 : a citizen of the Republic of the Philippines
3 : the Tagalog-based official language of the Republic of the Philippines

Other Words from Filipino

Filipino adjective

First Known Use of Filipino

circa 1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Filipino

Spanish

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The first known use of Filipino was circa 1889

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Filipino

filius populi

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“Filipino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Filipino. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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Filipino

noun
Fil·​i·​pi·​no | \ ˌfi-lə-ˈpē-nō How to pronounce Filipino (audio) \

Kids Definition of Filipino

1 : a person born or living in the Philippines
2 : the language of the Philippines

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