INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE FILIPINO LANGUAGE
- Tagalog (or Filipino) belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. The name of the language is derived from taga-ilog, from taga (native) + ilog (river).
- Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, is named after a mangrove tree that has white flowers called nilad. Continue reading “Nakakapagsalita ka ba ng Tagalog? (Do you speak Tagalog?)”