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philippines – a reservoir of languages and dialects
philippines that consists of over 7,000 islands is also a host of around 170 languages + dialects. isn’t it amazing? at present, filipino and english are the official language of the country. however, for many centuries and until the early half of the 20th century, spanish was the official language of the country. due to colonial influence, english made a way into the schools and curriculum of the country, but in 1937 steps were taken to develop national language based on the existing native languages.
the widely spoken tagalog was made the base language, and in 1973, filipino became the combined official language of the country along with english. want to know more about the languages of philippines? here, we tell you about top widely spoken languages of the country.
tagalog is the only filipino language that can generally be spoken and understood around almost every part of the country. mainly spoken in manila area and neighboring provinces like batangas, nueva ecija, laguna, cavite, etc. this language is spoken by around 28 million people in the country.
cebuano is the second most spoken native language of philippines. majorly articulated in cebu city and other areas like butuan, mindanao, davao, general santos city and cagayan de oro, around 21 million people are presently using it for discourse.