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Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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The few, and generally obsolete Tagalog words of Arabic and/or Persian origin that can be found in old and modern dictionaries are fragments from a period when they must have been more numerous,... More > although their number cannot ever have been very large. Some illustrate how Manila was an outpost of the Bornean polity based in Brunei, itself a part of the Indo-Javanese system, while others point at direct contacts with traders who spoke some varieties of Arabic, but were probably Indians, Persians, Armenians from Persia or even Turks. Thus these terms entered Tagalog over a very long period that lasted until the 19th Century.< Less
Mystical and Magical Mindanao: Jun Alfon By Grace Dacanay-Chong
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"Mystical and Magical Mindanao," the features a collection of richly portrayed lyrical paintings of the tribal people of the south, powerfully combining imagination and interpretation of... More > the subjects' thoughts and emotions. "I want urban people to feel the pulse of these hardworking and warm souls who exist in an almost extinct, but genuine world generally unknown by the public," Alfon says of his works which profoundly capture the mystical aura of southern tribes like the T'bolis, Bagobos, Higawnons, and Maranaos. For this collection, Alfon again documents his experiences among the indigenous people of the south with whom he had interfaced, while immersing himself in their actual environ. "I have always been fascinated by these people's inner strength, love for colors, and capacity to reach out to others," Alfon says.< Less
Mystical and Magical Mindanao By Grace Dacanay-Chong
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“Mystical and Magical Mindanao,” the features a collection of richly portrayed lyrical paintings of the tribal people of the south, powerfully combining imagination and interpretation... More > of the subjects' thoughts and emotions. "I want urban people to feel the pulse of these hardworking and warm souls who exist in an almost extinct, but genuine world generally unknown by the public,” Alfon says of his works which profoundly capture the mystical aura of southern tribes like the T’bolis, Bagobos, Higawnons, and Maranaos. For this collection, Alfon again documents his experiences among the indigenous people of the south with whom he had interfaced, while immersing himself in their actual environ. “I have always been fascinated by these people's inner strength, love for colors, and capacity to reach out to others,” Alfon says.< Less

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