Archive for 'Philippine Vernaculars'
Basic Facts The Ibanag language is spoken by up to half a million Filipinos. Ibanag also refers to the people who speak the language, i.e the Ibanag pople. They are found mostly in the northeastern provinces of Isabela and Cagayan, particularly [...]
Basic Facts Also referred to informally as Pangalatok. The Pangasinan language (Pangasinan: Salitan Pangasinan; Spanish: Idioma pangasinense) is one of the twelve major languages in thePhilippines. Pangasinan is the primary language in the province of Pangasinan, located on the west central area [...]
Basic Facts Not to be confused with Waray as an Australian language spoken in the Adelaide River area of the Northern Territory. Wáray-Wáray or Waráy (commonly spelled as Waray; also referred to as Winaray or Lineyte-Samarnon) is a language spoken in the provinces of Samar, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte (eastern [...]
The Gaddang language is spoken by up to 30,000 speakers (the Gaddang people) in the Philippines, in the northeastern provinces of Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya and Isabela and by overseas immigrants in countries located Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, in the Middle East, UK and the U.S.A. Most [...]
The Itawis language is classified as a Malayo-Polynesian language, in the super family of languages called Austronesian. It is spoken by the Itawis people of Northern Luzon who inhabit the province of Cagayan Valley. Their range [...]
Basic Facts Also known as Ilokano, Iloco, Iloko. Ilocano is an Austronesian language spoken by about 10-12 percent of the people in the Philippines. It is the third most-used language in the country, with several variants [...]
Tagalog is an Austronesian language which is closely related Malay and Indonesian languages. It is spoken in the Philippines by about 60-70 percent of the population and is the primary language in the following regions: Central Luzon, the National [...]