Filipino definition

fĭlə-pēnō
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A person born or living in the Philippines.
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The definition of Filipino is someone/something related to the Philippines.

A book written by an author from the Philippines is an example of a book that would be described as Filipino.

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Filipino is defined as the national language of the Philippines and is the term used for a person who is from the Philippines.

An example of a Filipino is a person born in the Philippines.

An example of Filipino is the language spoken in the Philippines.

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A person of Filipino ancestry.
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Of or relating to the Philippines or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
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The Austronesian language that is based on Tagalog, draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages, and is the official language of the Philippines.
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A native or inhabitant of the Philippines.
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A Philippine language used in the Philippines, based on Tagalog, also known as Manileño.
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A native or inhabitant of the Philippines, especially a male.
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Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people.
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Of or pertaining to Tagalog, the language of the Philippines.
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Of the Philippine Islands or their people or culture.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of filipino - philipino

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
filipino
Plural:
filipinos

Origin of filipino

  • Spanish filipino from (Islas) Filipinas Philippine (Islands)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish Filipinas; from Spanish Felipe, attributed to the King of Spain.

    From Wiktionary