|Native speakers||45 million L2 users (Tagalog) (2013)|
|Language family||Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Central Philippine Tagalog Filipino|
|Writing system||Latin (Filipino alphabet) Philippine Braille Baybayin|
What countries speak Philippines?
Tagalog is the official language in Philippines and is spoken in 3 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Tagalog language (native name: Wikang Tagalog) has its roots in the Austronesian language family.
Tagalog speaking countries.
Is Filipino 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.
Is Filipino accent attractive?
The sexiest one in Asia, in fact. At least that’s according to a ranking released by travel website Big 7. The very popular online magazine ranked Filipino with the 21st sexiest accent in the world out of 50. … In a report, Big 7 described the Filipino accent as “gentle and soft” and “simply lovely.”
What is Filipino English accent?
Philippine English is a rhotic accent mainly due to the influence of Philippine languages, which are the first language of most of its speakers.
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.
How many countries speak Filipino?
Tagalog is among the 185 languages of the Philippines identified in the Ethnologue.
|Countries with more than 500,000 speakers Countries with between 100,000–500,000 speakers Countries where it is spoken by minor communities|
What is the first language in the world?
World’s oldest language is Sanskrit. The Sanskrit language is called Devbhasha. All European languages seem inspired by Sanskrit.