from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a Malayan race, mainly of central Luzon, next to the Visayans the most numerous of the native peoples of the Philippines. Nearly all are Christians and many are highly educated.
  • n. The language of the Tagals; Tagalog.


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  • PENAMPANG: A successful river protection programme in Sabah that finds its origin in a simple village commandment called tagal is moving on to a new era.


  • Finally, Bruguiera, Ceriops tagal and Xylocarpus are found in the tidally inundated areas.

    Madagascar mangroves

  • Although up to nine mangrove tree species have been recorded, most of the Madagascar mangrove stands contain six species in four families: Rhizophoracae (Rhizopora mucronata, Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and Ceriops tagal), Avicenniaceae (Avicennia marina), Sonneratiaceae (Sonneratia alba) and Combretaceae (Lumnitzera racemosa).

    Madagascar mangroves

  • Other reported species are: Ceriops tagal, Xylocarpus granatum, and Heritiera littoralis.

    Madagascar mangroves

  • Brugiera sexangula, B. parviflora, and Ceriops tagal reach their eastern limits in the Solomons.

    Solomon Islands rain forests

  • Matagal tagal na rin akong di nagaupdate dito pero yung mga updates nasa official site ko.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Eh ang tagal tagal ko bago nakatulog dahil ang haba nga ng tulog ko nung tanghali.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Grabe ang tagal ko nga tang nag muni-muni at nag-MTV sa tabi ng bintana namin at lahat na ata ng kantang alam ko ay nakanta ko na.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Avicennia marina is associated with sandy soils, Rhizopora mucronata with muddy soils along rivers and creeks, Ceriops tagal with dry areas, Bruguiera gymnorrhiza with wet areas, and Lumnitzera racemosa and Xylocarpus granatum with the landward fringe, where they also indicate the transition to brackish water.

    East African mangroves

  • Along the coast, there are stretches of halophytic vegetation, and the few sheltered creeks are fringed with stands of mangroves such as Rhizophora mucronata, Ceriops tagal, and Avicennia marina.

    Eritrean coastal desert


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