Filipino

DEFINITIONS OF: Filipino

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adj of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs

“our Filipino cook”
Synonyms:
Philippine

n a native or inhabitant of the Philippines

Types:
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Moro
a member of the predominantly Muslim people in the southern Philippines
Tagalog
a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
Bisayan, Visayan
a member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines
Cebuan
inhabitant of the island of Cebu; a member of the Visayan people of the Philippines
Type of:
aboriginal, aborigine, indigen, indigene, native
an indigenous person who was born in a particular place

n official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages

Synonyms:
Philippine
Types:
Tagalog
the language of the Tagalog on which Filipino is based
Cebuan, Cebuano
language of the people of Cebu in the Philippines; its lexicon contributes to the official language of the Philippines
Type of:
Western Malayo-Polynesian
a western subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
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