from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Filipino woman or girl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A female native or inhabitant of the Philippines
- adj. Of or pertaining to female natives or inhabitants of the Philippines
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native woman of the Philippine Islands.
And like you were just saying Betty, I was interested in finding out what would happen if I Googled the word Filipina, three million hits came up and all of the top searches, all dedicated to these mail order brides.
Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday confirmed that a Filipina was the latest to test positive for A (H1N1) virus, according to the
I may not always identify myself as a Filipina or view the world as a "Filipina".
It also reminded me that I need to get back to Yan ang Pinay, which has been renamed "Yan ang Filipina," and participate in the "Filipina" Writing Project and Filipina Images.
Because the ones who are actively using the word "Filipina" online and turning it into a link—very likely men who view Filipinas as sex objects—are the ones who are causing search engine results to paint an unflattering picture of the Filipina.
DE LA CRUZ (on camera): Taking a look online, if we do a search for the word "Filipina," this is what we find.
"Filipina," in honor of the Prince of the Asturias, afterwards
"" Filipina "can also be used to denote female Filipinos.
One dance group is the Dreamers, a Filipina hip-hop dance crew.
Then there was the segment where he asked audience members to guess whether the Filipina lady had ever given a "happy ending" or whether the black guy had ever been to jail.