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Is there one english word for both human genders for people from the Philippines?

You say germans and mean both male and female. You say chinese and you mean both male and female. How about the people from the Philippines? Is there not one word for both genders? I only know the two words Filipino (man) and Filipina (woman) but not one word which means both genders. Thanks!

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    I actually think you already know the word. :) "Filipino" is the accepted word for anyone from the Philippines, regardless of gender. While I do think that "Filipina" has become, in a few places, an acceptable word for females from the Philippines, it's essentially a made up word that isn't proper usage.

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