Questions tagged [tagalog]

Preguntas sobre la relación entre los idiomas español y tagalo. // Mga tanong tungkol sa ugnayan sa pagitan ng Espanyol at Tagalog.

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Is “cabecera” commonly used in Spanish for “capital”?

I was searching for the translation of “capital city”, and Google provided me with “ciudad capital”. After a bit of research, I found out that the Tagalog language uses the word “kabisera” to ...
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Does muñeca (doll) have a non-ñ form?

In Tagalog, the word for "doll" is manika derived from Spanish muñeca. I'm wondering why this word is spelled manika and not manyika. The ñ sound is always preserved and transcribed as ny in other ...
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Tagalog y español [closed]

El idioma de Filipinas tiene una gran cantidad de palabras de origen español. Pero, ¿es ello suficiente para aseverar que saber español facilita aprender tagalog?