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  • n. A Filipino; a person who is Filipino in ethnicity.

Etymologies

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Last two syllables of Filipino + y; Pinoy caught on with the Florante song “Akoy isang Pinoy”("I am a Pinoy") that became mainstream with Filipino culture to denote their country of origin and background.

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