What kind of language is Filipino?
Tagalog Filipino languageFilipinoLanguage familyAustronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Central Philippine Tagalog FilipinoWriting systemLatin (Filipino alphabet) Philippine Braille BaybayinOfficial statusOfficial language inPhilippines ASEAN12 more rows
Is Filipino a language or Tagalog?
Many people even wonder if Filipino and Tagalog are the same language. To answer this question, they are not. Instead, you can think of the Filipino language as evolving from Tagalog. So, while Filipino is related to Tagalog, as linguists will tell you, Filipino is its own language.
What is Philippines first language?
Tagalog What Is Tagalog? Tagalog is a language that originated in the Philippine islands. It is the first language of most Filipinos and the second language of most others. More than 50 million Filipinos speak Tagalog in the Philippines, and 24 million people speak the language worldwide.