The connection between Philippines and Mexico

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History

 

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Louise B

 

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October 25, 2013

 

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University

 

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The Filipinos who brought the coconut/nipa-palm trees to this area back in the 16th century named these nipa huts “palapa,” a term which the Mexicans have retained to this day. In my research, the word palapa has its roots in Javanese from the word “kelapa,” meaning coconut. Palapa, referring to nipa/coconut fronds, was the term used by the inhabitants of the Philippines during that time...
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In my research, the word palapa has its roots in Javanese from the word “kelapa,” meaning coconut. Palapa, referring to nipa/coconut fronds, was the term used by the inhabitants of the Philippines during that time. tuba tub?a’ n. native drink, palm sap, palm wine Tuba, an alcoholic drink made from palm flower sap, may be native to the Philippines, but it is sold everyday in the streets of Zihuatanejo (and other parts of Mexico, such as Acapulco, Colima, Manzanillo, etc…) by men called “Tuberos...
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