As much as Pacificans (Micronesians, Melanesians, and Polynesians) and Filipinos have traits in common, we Pinoys are truly South East Asians. It is no surprise that over this long period of time, the Spanish language made its way into the Filipino dialects. So the question once, more, why don't Filipinos, be it in the Philippines or abroad speak Spanish? If you consider all of the Filipinos you ever met in this world, sometimes some Filipinos who speak Spanish are even prouder to be Filipino than many Filipinos who don't. I read an article about how Filipino wanna be Hollywood actors/actresses are told they are not Asian -looking enough. The Spanish period Spanish colonial motives were not, however, strictly commercial. Everybody knows that Filipino culture has heavy Spanish-influence in it, starting from the term Filipino, which in of itself, is already a Spanish term. He was also born in the Philippines. Surnames of this type form the majority of the most common Filipino surnames. Though with slight difference in spelling, some Spanish and Filipino words sound very much alike. Arabs have been in the US Air Forse for 30 yrs that I know of , Posted by renxkyoko on May 8, 2019 at 5:16 pm. And do you know that the word “robot” (a loan word in many languages) has slavic origin (from a Czech novel by author Karel Capek). especially the linguistic similarity between a Filipino dialect ( Cebuano ) and Pacific Islander s ? The U.S. used to have military bases dotted all around the Philippines, at one point the US just proposed that they become the 52nd state, but because Filipinos love their freedom as much as the Americans, they said no. Re province of Mexico… Filipino historians are now revising the country’s history… at least the history textbooks. Great rant. All in all, mankind all origined from east-Afrika. As a student of history (I started out as a History major in University), I enjoyed all the history mentioned in this excellently written blog post. It’s also a huge part of both our cuisines. Like using the power of the Spanish people to get what they want such as their farms, houses, businesses and money. Clare Regelbrugge, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Sign in to comment to your favorite stories, participate in your community and interact with your friends. And we owe it to a decree called Catlogo Alfabtico de Appellidos (Alphabetised Catalogue of Surnames) issued by the Spanish Governor-General Narciso Claveria on 21 November 1849. Posted by renxkyoko on May 27, 2019 at 3:09 pm. Posted by macalder02 on May 12, 2019 at 12:56 pm. Everybody knows that Filipino culture has heavy Spanish-influence in it, starting from the term Filipino, which in of itself, is already a Spanish term. There is a backstory to justify my annoyance. There are more than 4 million Filipinos in the US, and this number does not even include half-Filipinos who  identify their ethnicity as Filipino, like my co-worker Dennis,  and Bruno Mars… or the wrestler Batista. Maybe I am more ” history oriented” , and therefore more interested in my own history and heritage. Posted May 8, 2019 by renxkyoko in 23andMe, ancestry, Bilbao Spain, California wildfire, DNA Analysis , CODIS, Golden State Night Stalker, 23and ME, GEDmatch,, Philiipine culture, Philippine Heritage, Philippines-Mexican heritage, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Random thoughts. In 1521 when the Spanish and European conquistadors, and their Catholic missionaries stepped foot in the archipelago, they could not converse with the natives in Spanish, since well.....the natives spoke Old Malay as their second language. It is also has heavy Chinese and native Pacific cultural influence in it, officially making it a "mut culture". Look  at Indians…they  are Asians, too. Time with family, friends, great food, overall seasonal joy... And now the fragrances from Jennifer Lopez. “Wow! The fact that there are over 4,000 Spanish loan words in the Filipino dictionary, it's a lot quicker to bank the words in the vault. In today’s video, we are comparing some of the common words and phrases between Spanish and Tagalog. Whatever you do for the holidays, enjoy your festive time and the season! Tagged: Asian, Filipino-Mexican shared heritage, Pacific Islander, Philippines as Hispanic. >_< +_+, Posted by renxkyoko on May 9, 2019 at 7:04 am. It is also has heavy Chinese and native Pacific cultural influence in it, officially making it a "mut culture". It's time to repair the fissures in our American society. I have a suspicion those who say Filipinos aren’t Asians are haters. ” (  By the way, Dennis is half Italian-American, half Filipino but identifies himself as Filipino. Filipinos adopted many Spanish words during the almost four hundred years of Spain’s colonial rule in the Philippines. Could there be a huge crowd of Filipino community in the business area? There is some discussion for some places. By the late 1800s as the days of Spanish rule in the Philippines waned, the Spanish Crown authorized for the teaching of Spanish to ALL peoples of the Philippines, rich or poor. Posted by renxkyoko on May 9, 2019 at 6:46 am. Philippine Spanish is very similar to Mexican Spanish, because of Mexican and Hispanic American emigration to the Spanish East Indies (Philippines) over the years. We might as well, right? In fact, at one point in Mexican and Philippine history,  the Philippines was considered a province of Mexico. I said yes, I had, when I applied for a driver’s license, so Dennis, what’s wrong with it ? Our goal is for Spanish to co-exist with other local languages,” Cerézo added. ). On another end, our Constitution and many of the historical documents that paved the way for modern-day Philippines were written in Spanish, and a Spanish-speaking Philippines would have the Philippines stand out with its own unique culture among the Asian countries. I love it that you are very Pinoy despite living in the US. Filipino historians say Filipinos are of   Malay-Indo- Polynesian race. Ex: Thank you is Salamat in Filipino and Selamat in Indonesian. ! Many shows fall into the traps of making their mentally ill character violent, making professional help seem useless, or making characters who don't reflect the reality for people living with mental illness. A metaphorical and literal melting pot of a cuisine and dialects that are a mixed baby of Indonesian, Malaysian, Māori with a dash of the romance language that is Spanish. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. We discourage discrimination of Philippine cultures and indigenous languages. , Posted by renxkyoko on May 11, 2019 at 4:39 pm, Becky ! I have another reason why I made a post about this, I notice that a Asian character in a movie is always, always, always represented by a Japanese, Korean, or Chinese. You do the best, Posted by brokenradius on May 13, 2019 at 7:28 am, Hi Renxkyoko, German language also uses a couple of Aztek loan words, like Tomate (from tomatl) or Schokolade (from chocolātl). ( We have these old coins in my parents’ collection. ) Eskwela (school) 3. That was a significant part of history that was not in Philippine history books. Posted by arlene on May 8, 2019 at 9:19 pm. We also have our own version of crazy rich Asian Filipinos here and most of them are in politics, show business, and real estate. If film makers don’t know about Filipinos being Asian, then they know nothing about South East Asia at all. While I believe many of them have converted to Roman Catholicism, my uncle in the Philippines and his family are still Methodists. Most surnames from Spanish by Filipinos fall on the Christian/religious type, which has references to Christianity, especially religious symbols and saints. I would not draw too wide conclusions from single words. Don't get me wrong, on one end - I absolutely despise the Spanish Empire for separating the people of the Philippines from their counterparts in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei for the peoples of three countries are in a sense, our "true" bloodline brethren. I don’t know if this is true, but could “Filipino” being a separate category have something to do with the Philippines being a former colony/territory of the USA? Posted by renxkyoko on May 8, 2019 at 9:26 pm. This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator. Gone to ridiculous lengths to protect my parents/ home, then, bam ! Heck, we cannot even  tell a Malaysian, Indonesian, and Filipino  apart…  and yes, the Filipino language is very similar to Malaysian and Indonesian languages. I;m sure there’s nothing sinister about knowing a citizen’s ethnicity. Are Filipinos Asians or Pacific Islanders? Brittany Morgan, National Writer's Society2. However, the language became well-known throughout the archipelago. This is why today, while the Philippines still stands out a Catholic nation, the country has MANY Protestant and Baptist faiths and off-shoots of Protestantism in the nation. I found it a highly instructive article. Officially, of course, Filipinos are … The most Hispanized regions of the Philippines were particularly the governing centers, such as Manila and Cebu. This November didn't have too many new releases, however, I did find a few and a couple of new discoveries. It won't be done overnight, nothing is an overnight solution, however once the seeds are planted, it'll gradually become part of everyday Filipino conversation. Posted by renxkyoko on May 12, 2019 at 1:07 pm. I did not know that the Philippines was once considered a province of Mexico. So, Jesus Christ was Asian????? ~_~, Posted by Becky on May 11, 2019 at 5:27 pm, Posted by usfman on May 10, 2019 at 11:37 pm, I would not despair over this unfortunate action as many nationalities are being tracked wrongly under our racist immigration policy of “you no who.”, Posted by renxkyoko on May 11, 2019 at 4:17 pm. It is spoken mostly among Spanish Filipinos. Just a guess but perhaps the goal was to distinguish Asians from geographic locations under heavy American influence like having major base stations as opposed to the Asian countries that don’t, or give the inhabitants of those places an opportunity to identify with their local region. At least Ned, the best friend of Peter Parker, is a Filipino. Ferdinand Magellan had to use a Malaysian slave by the name of Enrique (a name he gave to the guy), to converse and translate between Malay and Spanish/Portuguese. Ooops, sorry, bad joke. Gwapo (handsome) 4. Okay, this is all for now from a pissed off Asian. That’s true ! Yet, there is one thing that boggles many people, why don't Filipinos speak Spanish? Regarding the idea of having a separate ethnicity in a document you are filling up is kind of weird. ” Look, Ren,  aren’t we Asian ? For example , for over a hundred years, the Philippines was ruled not directly from Spain, but via Mexico, until 1821 when Mexico got its independence from Spain. Am a Molecular Microbiology student, love to read books, and I play the violin. For me this is a no-brainer – of course you’re Asian! That’s something to think about…… I don’t think that’s the reason…. Filipinos  are Asians. kuuki no yomu is pakikiramdam or simply reading between the lines). Plus, the name of the Philippines comes from the king of Spain, Philip II. etc. It's in Our History. ! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Radhi, SUNY Stony Brook3. I hope…. Ha ha… And , correct me if I;m wrong , Filipinos are the only non-Americans who can join the US Navy. So not only do most Filipinos not speak Spanish, Filipinos don't even embrace Spanish language as the national unifying language of the Filipino people. but we are Asians, right Ren? Is it  because of Filipino culture and its shared heritage , history and culture with Mexico ? With a huge sigh of relief, we can safely say that Joe Biden has won the election. Anyway, I think I should write more about Filipino identity . Filipinos don’t speak English. Fact: Pork is DELICIOUS. Today, Filipino and English are the official languages of the Philippines. Some of the significant events are the Portuguese navigator and explorer Ferdinand Magellan You see, the Filipino word barkada and the Spanish word barcada actually refer to a ship filled with cargo or passengers. Filipinos have Spanish names, give their foods (which many are actually Chinese and Malay-influenced dishes) Spanish names, towns, cities and even terminologies. Over the centuries, only the most prestige and Christianized regions of the Philippines were Spanish-speaking. Facial features, filial piety, and language is what makes South East Asians alike. The conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi founded the first Spanish settlement in Cebu in 1565 and later established Manila as the capital of the Spanish East Indies in 1571. That time, the US had an American governor general . It’s been my experience that government documents often show a vast ignorance of history. is true with the former Spanish Colonies in South and Central America. Posted by D K Powell on May 9, 2019 at 2:09 pm. Having everyone sing to the songs is most of the fun; it adds to the festivity of whatever you're doing. Filipinos even tell time in Spanish.) The "rich" Spanish-Filipinos were descended from native landholders (the ex nobility) that allowed Spanish adventurers to marry into their family for prestige (heard the Ayalas were one of these, they're not even Castillian, they're Basque). (F) Christianity is the religion most practiced by Filipinos. I know an Indonesian who learned Tagalog and Ilocano easily. 'Tis the season for Jenny from the Block. Your line about indians are Asian too made me smile. Of all your anger, which is reasonable that you have it, I have learned everything related to your country in a more exact way than looking for it in Google. You have to take everything out and feel more tranquility inside of you. There is a very fine line between representation for mentally ill people and demonizing them for the sake of entertainment. Fijians can even tell we are Filipinos by our looks because they love watching old Filipino dramas. I don’t either, but that’s reality here in the US, and if that’s the case, then some things should be corrected. This left Tagalog and English to be the predominant languages of the Philippines. Most filipinos ve come across usa, hawai want to be spanish and always told me that ohh im part spanish and etc. Kwento (story) 7. So plug in your Christmas tree, make some hot cocoa, and listen to these amazing (and updated) holiday songs. How you want to respond: Would you like me to give you a lecture on colonialism and the Spanish diaspora, or ... "But there are so many Filipinos in … Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The time when Filipinos where under the govern of Spain, Filipinos get an abusive treatment. Posted by renxkyoko on May 9, 2019 at 6:44 am. Its root word is barco (ship) supplemented by the suffix ada, hence, boatload in English. 40 Comments, Last week , a Filipino co-worker asked me if I had ever encountered an official California document where Filipinos have to choose, identify and check  their  ethnicity off  the following list:  Asian,  Pacific Islander,  Filipino, Other. Filipinos are Asians ! I just read an article about this on San Francisco Chronicle. RenxKyoko Uncensored, Random thoughts, random photos, random memories. The older generation and first generation Filipino Americans were confused … they couldn’t relate to other Asians due to cultural differences ( could relate more to Latino countries because of religion, language, and shared history) . Here are a few very common words that came from Spanish (the spellings have been Filipino-ized): 1. I know that in some countries the passport mentions “ethnicity” (or even race) of its holder. Filipinos definitely have an edge in learning Spanish. Samuel Jackson loves Durian. EDUCATION is the key here, Filipinos need to be educated nationwide in their country, IN SPANISH and make it compulsory in schools. Posted by renxkyoko on August 18, 2019 at 1:25 pm. For example I had no idea of ​​the number of you in Usa. I had an American classmates who loves eating Lumpia and adobo and knows we love basketball. No hate to musicians like Burl Ives or Nat King Cole, but Christmas music needs an update. Posted by Dracul Van Helsing on May 9, 2019 at 7:39 am. Of course one can ask if the Philippines geographically belong to Asia or to Polynesia or maybe to Antarctica (Don’t laugh please, the highest mountain in Swizerland, peak Matterhorn, is a fragment of the African continental plate). Personally, I love to bake cookies and hum along as I cannot sing and no one should ever hear me. Filipinos are not invisible here in the US,  neither here nor there. I do know about the Pacific Islander thing, but  it’s never been an issue to me. The Filipinos were under the ruled of Spain. I was surprised  to learn that  the Filipino words for mother and father , Nanay  and Tatay , tiangue/ palengke ( markets )  and which I’m sure all Filipinos consider pure  unadulterated Filipino words,  are actually  Nathual in origin , an ancient Mexican language. Today, Filipino and English are the official languages of the Philippines. Too much importance is put on labels. For … Ethnic Formosans (now known as Taiwan) look like Pinoys from the Northern Luzon. While we strongly promote the use of Spanish in the Philippines, we do not advocate the removal of Tagalog—or other Filipino languages—for our agenda. Diyos (God) 2. My dad's side of the family came from Methodist background. ( Log Out /  Posted by Karen on July 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm. I think you come across different stereotypes though. At the end of their last episode, "Grey's Anatomy" teased the return of another character from Meredith's past. The problem with Filipinos is you’ll probably be more pissed at this article, than you ever were about racial injustice, police brutality, sexism, poverty, littering, hopelessness. With the holidays right around the corner, there are many things to look forward to. Thais tell me I look Thai. ( Log Out /  I would just like to note that I am a little biased because they were all great dates, and I know he's going to read this. best greetings, Michael, Posted by allenjambalaya on May 27, 2019 at 1:04 pm. It’s true there was an extensive trading with the Chinese, and I’m sure there were intermixing of genes at one point. It’s true there was an extensive trading with the Chinese, and I’m sure there were intermixing of  genes  at one point. My boyfriend and I have the best holiday date list prepared so you don't have to search Pinterest for your next idea! If covers 60% of the planet, and cultures vastly different. Sad. Here’s something that I found on YouTube. Or maybe I’m just overthinking. Posted by allenjambalaya on May 27, 2019 at 8:52 pm. Posted by Nickelinho on May 11, 2019 at 6:49 pm. Go Pinoys! I read about the Filipinos and US navy somewhere. Philippine Spanish (Spanish: Español Filipino, Castellano Filipino) is a Spanish dialect and a variant of Spanish spoken in the Philippines. Hello ! The same was true of the bureaucracy in Hitler’s Third Reich. I'd actually agree with that, while I absolutely despise this entire "Latino" psuedo-identity among Filipinos as I've pretty much well-stated in this article, I do support the embracing of the Spanish language among Filipinos. The Americans, who were Baptists of English descent (Protestant England, to which Protestant America is a direct child of, and Catholic Spain, were bitter enemies), absolutely HATED Spanish and Catholic culture. ! Well, the US were all over fighting it out …. Change ). Sure! ! In addition, Filipino nationalists worked to further destroy Spanish culture, perceiving anything to do with it as evil. Posted by Dracul Van Helsing on May 8, 2019 at 10:03 pm. In 1973, Spanish was stripped off of its official status, re-instated a few months later, and finally abolished in 1983. They looked like Southeast Asians. Probably one of the most widely-used images to depict the Spanish excesses in the Philippines is that of the lecherous,… Cambodians and Myanmar friends look Pinoy to me. However, I have the strong opinion that having the songs on your Christmas playlist be popular is extremely important. Right now, I am staying here in Fiji, a Pacifican Island country or Melanesian to be precise. Kuya Allen ( can I call you Kuya, ha ha.) I guess I need to write about that backstory. Malaysian Bahasa and Filipino languages (Cebuano, Hiligaynon, and Tagalog) have a lot in common. This explains the predominance of Spanish words in Tagalog and Cebuano. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol). That number is  more than the population of Koreans, Vietnamese, and Japanese combined . Yes, Nahuatl was the language of the Aztecs. The Philippines was never a colony of the U.S., but may be considered to have been a territory. Even on t Philippine Peso ( money ) then was imprinted United States of America., and a US blad Eagle. These are Asians living in the US. Discrimination sometimes happen because of plain ignorance. The Philippines was a Spanish colony for 333 years (1565–1898). Posted by macalder02 on May 12, 2019 at 5:05 pm, So is. Nahuatl is Aztec ?? and the truth is, it was the American government’s priority to liberate Europe first before those small group of islands in the Pacific, even if they were America’s territory. Personally, I'm tired of the same "Let It Snow" and "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas". Another month of finding new music during unusual times. . The problem with Filipinos is the wrong things offend us. Archaeological research also found traces of Buddhism. I … Some Japanese expressions have Filipino equivalent (e.g. That’s a given. I  did some research about this issue, and what I learned surprised me. Spanish was the official language of the Philippines from the beginning of Spanish rule in the late 16th century, through the conclusion of the Spanish–American War in 1898 and remained co-official, along with English, until 1987. I did a few readings , and I must say, it’s mostly the Filipinos’ fault. People love to categorize don’t they!? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. but it’s a bit strange, isn’t it ? ( Although about 40% of Filipino language is Spanish or has Spanish roots. After the return of Patrick Dempsey's, Derek Shepherd, Grey's fans know that no one is off-limits. Posted by simplymesmc on August 18, 2019 at 1:53 am. In fact, the common Tagalog greeting “Kumusta” was derived from the Spanish “Como esta” (How are you). By the time the Japanese invaded the Philippines in 1941, Spanish was still one of the predominant language spoken in the archipelago, along with Tagalog and English. Frequent travels and friendship with fellow Asians informed me these first-hand. Posted by renxkyoko on May 8, 2019 at 8:54 pm. Not all Asians look like Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese, you know . Heck,  according to 23andMe ancestry, a part of my DNA belongs to Chinese Haplo-group. Posted by soullfire on May 12, 2019 at 11:01 am. You will almost never see a Filipino organization overseas raving about the Spanish language, it will always be Filipino language (an off-shoot of Tagalog, a language native to the Manila area). I have no shame in starting to feel festive super early. TALA, a song by Sarah Geronimo from the Philippines , and I lost 12 pounds memorizing the moves ! I knew a Filipina who mastered Indonesian Bahasa though she is in jail. In the 1960s-1980s, would mark the third and final destruction and downfall of the official status of Spanish language in the Philippines. In 1898, the Americans wrestled control of the Philippines from Spain. And this wasn’t the case only for native speakers of the Tagalog language. After all, our constitution and historical documents were written in Spanish, the revolutionaries that would eventually free the Philippine Archipelago from Spaniard rule were all fluent Spanish-speakers. There’s even a recruitment agency decades ago. ( Log Out /  Spanish Language Meetup of the Philippines organizes get-togethers for Filipinos who want to practice their conversational Spanish. In the UK, we think of indians and Pakistanis as Asian first THEN think of Japanese, Filipinos, Indonesians etc! To which ethnicity someone belongs is very often the starting point of discrimination, be it a suppresive one or a positive one (“affirmative action”). We'd have to dissect this issue by observing the history of the Philippines. And with many Filipinos possessing Chinese ancestry, they have adopted belief systems from that culture as well. Then, when the Spanish came, massive movements to convert Filipinos to Christianity took place, leaving the country to this day with a majority of its population Roman Catholic. I don’t want to speak ill of the dead…. I thought Filipinos were Asian. Thank you so much for the education, my lovely friend. Did you watch the video ? Filipino historians say Filipinos are of Malay-Indo- Polynesian race. Is the Philippines part of Southeast Asia, Oceania or the Pacific Islands? They were caught in between, hence, the separate category.. It’s weird. Jennifer Kustanovich, SUNY Stony Brook5. My great grandmother was a fluent Spanish-speaker, though I never met her as she passed on from this earthly plane long ago, even before I brought into this world. ( Log Out /  You speak English so well!” — this is the reaction Filipinos have … , Posted by renxkyoko on September 6, 2020 at 6:29 pm. Speakers of other Philippine languages, in particular the Visayans, incorporated many vocabulary words from Spanish. Aside from China, Japan even has trading ties with Manila way back centuries ago and we even have Japanese village here more than a century ago in Manila (there is a Japanese statue in Paco in honor of Takayama Ukon). To answer the question on why Filipinos have Spanish names, we have to go back to their Spanish colonial history. Just look at the map. Mauritius for example, is technically in Africa, but the majority of people there are of Indian ancestry. But I think most people would agree the Philippines is in Asia and Filipinos are asian. The Iglesia ni Cristo, is a Protestant-based church in the Philippines. I'd also support a nationalizing of some descendant of Old Malay (Modern Malay has many Arabic words, it wouldn't make sense for a Catholic nation to be using terms like "Allah" or "Kitab"). I hope that one day people wont ask this any more, and judge people more by their tallents and personality. I’m back from my Philippine vacation ! Posted by The Hook on May 11, 2019 at 3:21 pm. Songs About Being 17Grey's Anatomy QuotesVine Quotes4 Leaf CloverSelf Respect, 1. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Kabayo (horse) 6. There’s very little in common in religion, tongue, looks, dress or anything! In 2013, there were approximately 1.35 million Filipinos with Chinese ancestry. Why Don't Filipinos Speak Spanish? Today it is estimated that about 20% of Tagalog words are Spanish. Thank you for sharing your nationalist ideas and feelings. Heck, both the  Philippines and Mexico even call their money Pesos. A new month means new music! I dont know what this should be good for. Everything was done according to US laws, nothing could be done or built without approval of US Congress, even a simple bridge , like Jones Bridge in Manila. Such is the case with the Philippines which was a Spanish colony from 1521 to 1898 when the colonial rule ended with a Filipino revolution cut short when Spain ceded the country to the Americans with the signing of the Treaty of Paris for twenty million dollars. Likewise, our country is poor because more than 4 in 10 Filipinos who are poor actually have jobs. Posted by renxkyoko on September 6, 2020 at 6:26 pm. From Russia (yes, considered geographically Asia) to India to Indonesia and right across Iraq and through to Turkey. Posted by renxkyoko on May 9, 2019 at 7:44 am. It is at this point when Spanish language and culture in the Philippines met its first episode of downfall. 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