Tagalog Extra Consonants for Loan Words

Tagalog makes use of additional consonants for loan words and names, borrowed mainly from Spanish and English. These are c, f, j, ñ, q, v, x and z. Examples:

Quezon City, computer.

Together with these extra consonants, the Tagalog alphabet is made up of 28 letters, i.e. the same 26 letters of the English alphabet, plus two letters—ng and ñ.

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