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What is Taglish? It is Tagalog and English, just another language.

From Wikipedia: "Taglish is a portmanteau of the words 'Tagalog' and 'English' which refers to the Philippine language Tagalog (or its liberalized official form, Filipino) infused with American English terms... Taglish is perhaps most common in Metro Manila, where its use has become stereotyped. Its influence has nevertheless become great, as it is now arguably a lingua franca in many parts of the country [...]"

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A commentary on apostrophes and Tagalog poetry

By Romy Cayabyab In earlier posts, we commented on poetry editing and punctuation, and grammar, spelling and poetry. In this post, I like to comment on the use of apostrophes. ...

The correct usage of “rin” and “din”

Salamat kay Ben sa kaniyang koment ukol sa tamang paggamit ng “rin” at “din.” Ang kaniyang paliwanag ay: Generally, “rin” comes after words that end with a vowel, and “din” ...

The Philippine National Anthem: Historical Notes

The Philippine National Anthem is a product of revolution, a response to the need of the revolutionary times that gave birth to it. And this need arose in 1898, when ...

The vibrancy of Filipino as a language

What is Internet in Tagalog? We mentioned to all emanila.com members and users that our online translation service is not in Tagalog but in Filipino (Pilipino). It has now become ...