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Filipino is the proper word to call the people in the Philippines. Pinoy was used for self-identification by the first wave of Filipinos going to the continental United States before World War II and has been used both in a pejorative sense and as a term of endearment, similar to Chicano.
The word is formed by taking the last four letters of Filipino and adding the diminutive suffix -y in the Tagalog language (the suffix is commonly used in Filipino nicknames: e.g. Although Pinoy and Pinay are regarded as derogatory by some younger Filipino-Americans, the terms have been widely used and have recently gained mainstream usage particularly among members of the Filipino masses and the Filipino-American sector.
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According to Filipino American historian Dawn Mabalon, the earliest appearance of the terms "Pinoy" and "Pinay" was in a 1926 issue of the Filipino Student Bulletin.
Nowadays, Pinoy is used as an adjective to some terms highlighting their relationship to the Philippines or Filipinos.
Pinoy rock was soon followed by Pinoy folk and later, Pinoy jazz.
"Pinoy" gained popular currency in the late 1970s in the Philippines when a surge in patriotism made a hit song of Filipino folk singer Heber Bartolome's "Tayo'y mga Pinoy" ("We are Pinoys").
This trend was followed by Filipino rapper Francis Magalona's "Mga Kababayan Ko" ("My Countrymen") in the 1990s and Filipino rock band Bamboo's "Noypi" ("Pinoy" in reversed syllables) in the 2000s.