What was the original language of the Philippines?

Native speakers

Is Filipino Hispanic?

In fact, since Hispanic is conventionally defined as an ethnic category (Lowry 1980, Levin & Farley 1982, Nagel 1994) while Filipino is officially a category of race (Hirschman, Alba & Farley 2000), the intersecting identities of Hispanic Filipinos appear alongside other groups such as Punjabi or Japanese Mexican …

Did the Philippines ever belong to the US?

After its defeat in the Spanish-American War of 1898, Spain ceded its longstanding colony of the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris.

Who speaks Filipino?

Filipino language

Native to Philippines
Native speakers 45 million L2 users (Tagalog) (2013)
Language family Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Central Philippine Tagalog Filipino
Writing system Latin (Filipino alphabet) Philippine Braille Baybayin
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