F (Filipino Cultural Dictionary)

Filipinas. 1.The term, as distinguished from Pilipinas, made its first public appearance in a stamp issued during the Japanese occupation of Manila in World War II. It was not until 1962 did the Philippine government make a similar change from Filipinas to Pilipinas in officially describing the nation.

Fvayash. [Mt. Province] 1.A native wine produced by the Sadanga tribe from sugarcane and herbs. 2. Also known as basi.

Fvalliwesh. [Mt. Province] 1.A juicer made of metal and a boulder, and is used in extracted juice from sugarcane for use in the fermentation of the basi drink.