Alibata at dating abakada
While the word "baybayin" retained its original meaning "to spell or write", its relation to the script & writing system was almost forgotten.
It's not until authors like Paul Morrow, Carl Rubino, Hector Santos, et al.began using it again in the 1990s and with the rise of the Internet culture's easy access to information that the term is brought back and slowly regained popular usage; associating it again with the original Philippine script.
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( Regarding Philippine native/indigenous writing systems: the popular name for it, "Alibata", was coined by Paul Versosa in 1921.
Basically, to Versosa, the word Alibata = Alfabeto = Alphabet = Abakada = Abecedario = Kana, etc. not just particularly referring to Baybayin script. Alibata was coined and used in the 1920s and is still in use today; it predates the word Abugida.
Baybayin is an abugida writing system consisting of 14 consonants and 3 vowels. The original “alphabet” consists of the following characters: Vowels A | E | I | O | U Consonants Ba | Ka | Da | Ga | Ha | La | Ma | Na | Nga | Pa | Sa | Ta | Wa | Ya Kudlit The kudlit is a small mark above or below a consonant character to change the pronouncing properties. Ang awit ay tungkol sa pagpapakilala sa Abakada bilang alpabeto sa. performed by veteran ethnic-influenced group Ang Grupong Pendong. Iba pala talaga ang dating kapag kasama mo ang iyong crush. performed by veteran ethnic-influenced group Ang Grupong Pendong. first story in wattpad ) Noong 1971, nagdagdag ng 11 titik sa dating alpabetong Filipino.. English definition noun alphabet examples ang mga bata ay nag-aral ng abakada sa. Ina is dominated by passionate, easy-listening love songs, a style of music. Ina is dominated by passionate, easy-listening love songs, a style of music.However, we still see & hear a lot of new Filipino script enthusiasts using the misnomer "Alibata"; particularly from folks in the Philippines where Alibata is mentioned briefly in Filipino history & language classes.While those who are internet savvy are familiar with Paul Morrow's work and quite particularly this entry from his "Ang Baybayin" site about Paul Versosa's reasoning for the term Alibata: "In 1921 I returned from the United States to give public lectures on Tagalog philology, calligraphy, and linguistics.