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Tagalog Translation Services

Tagalog

Tagalog, often referred to as Filipino, is spoken in the Philippines by about 22 million people as a first language. The native Tagalog speaking population is mostly concentrated around Metro Manila, the southern part of Luzon and the islands of Mindoro and Marinduque. As part of the Austronesian language family, Tagalog shares some similarities with Indonesian and Malay languages. Tagalog is the lingua franca for Filipinos across the world.

Other languages of the Philippines include:

Cebuano

The Cebuano language, also referred to as Bisaya (“Visayan”), has about 20 million speakers making it the second most spoken language in the Philippines. This language is from the island of Cebu, and serves as the lingua franca for most Southern parts of the country. Cebuano is the native language of the people of Cebu, Bohol, the eastern part of Negros island, the western parts of Leyte and Biliran islands, the southern third of Masbate island, and throughout most of the Mindanao region. Since the language is so widely-distributed within the Philippines, it is also spoken by an important number of migrant ethnic groups in several parts of the globe. It ranks at number 47 for the world’s most spoken languages.

Ilokano

Ilokano is the most predominant language spoken in the northern part of the Philippines. The language is spoken as a native language by approximately eight million people found primarily in the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Abra, and as a secondary language by more people located in other Philippine provinces. It’s also important to note that Ilokano is the native language of many Filipino immigrants in the USA, as they were the first Filipino ethnic group to immigrate en masse to North America, where they established large communities. A considerable number of Ilokano speakers can also be found in Hong Kong, Singapore, Middle East, Canada, Europe and Japan.

English to Tagalog, Cebuano, or Ilokano Translation Services

Professional translators whose native language is Tagalog, Cebuano, or Ilokano perform our translation. Our experienced translators have an in-depth understanding of their language including its spelling, grammar, and cultural appropriateness.

Call us today at 1-877-742-7942 or fill out our quote request form for your next Tagalog translation project.

About wintranslation

An award-winning translation service provider based in North America, wintranslation has a fifteen year track record in managing complex multimedia and large-scale projects on time and on budget. With clients such as Scotiabank, the Government of Canada and the UN, wintranslation is a trusted language service partner. Only working with highly qualified translators with subject area expertise, wintranslation employs a multi-step quality control process which includes a peer review evaluation to ensure the highest level of service quality. Our terminology and translation memory management service helps our clients centralize their linguistic assets.

Summary of Qualifications for wintranslation’s Tagalog Translators

 Jake E.

  • Graduated from the University of the Philippines with a B.S. in chemistry and a Bachelor of Library and Information Science degree
  • Responsible for the implementation of the first-ever commercial spellchecker for Tagalog
  • Nearly 20 years of experience as a professional English to Tagalog translator with clients such as Google, Facebook and Expedia