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What is Toy Car in Tagalog? Origin, Brands, and Filipino Ingenuity

What is Toy Car in Tagalog? Origin, Brands, and Filipino Ingenuity

Toys and Games
The toy car in Tagalog is called “kotse-kotsehan” or “laruang kotse.” Also called model cars, toy cars are among the favorite toys of young boys and wonderful collectibles for car enthusiasts. On the other hand, toy trucks are called “trak-trakan.” But regardless of the type of vehicle, most Filipino young boys love to play with these small wonders.  Like dolls, toy cars are said to have existed since the late Stone Age, or about 7,500 years ago. This is after a tiny stone car with two axles and four wheels was uncovered in an excavation site in Kiziltepe district, in Mardin, Turkey. The ancient toy, which is now on display at Mardin Museum, is now believed to be the world’s oldest toy car.  Meanwhile, the origin of toy car manufacturing goes back to the late 1800s, shortly after...