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Tagalog

[ tah-gah-lawg, tuh- ]
/ tɑˈgɑ lɔg, tə- /
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noun, plural Ta·ga·logs, (especially collectively) Ta·ga·log for 1.

a member of a Malayan people native to Luzon, in the Philippines.
the principal language of the Philippines, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.

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Tagalog
/ (təˈɡɑːlɒɡ) /

noun

plural -logs or -log a member of a people of the Philippines, living chiefly in the region around Manila
the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family: the official language of the Philippines

adjective

of or relating to this people or their language
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