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Maguindanao language

Maguindanao
Native to Philippines
Region Southwest Mindanao
Ethnicity Maguindanao people
Native speakers
1.1 million  (2010)[1]
Latin;
Historically Jawi
Official status
Official language in
Regional language in the Philippines
Regulated by Commission on the Filipino Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mdh
Glottolog magu1243[2]
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Area where Maguindanaoan is spoken

Maguindanaon is an Austronesian language spoken by majority of the population of Maguindanao Province in the Philippines. It is also spoken by sizable minorities in different parts of Mindanao such as the cities of Zamboanga, Davao, and General Santos, and the provinces of North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, as well as Metro Manila.

See also

References

  1. ^ Maguindanao at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Maguindanao". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

External links

  • Bansa.org Maguindanao Dictionary
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