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Y (Languages That Filipino Used)

YAKAN

[YKA] 105,545 (1990 census). Population total both countries 105,545 or more. Alternate names: YACAN. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Sama-Bajaw, Yakan.

YOGAD

[YOG] 16,043 (1990 census). Echague, Isabela Province, Luzon. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Northern Philippine, Northern Luzon, Northern Cordilleran, Ibanagic, Ibanag.

W (Languages That Filipino Used)

WARAY-WARAY

[WRY] 2,437,688 (1990 census), about 4.6% of the population. Northern and eastern Samar-Leyte. Alternate names: SAMAREÑO, SAMARAN, SAMAR-LEYTE, WARAY, BINISAYA. Dialects: WARAY, SAMAR-LEYTE, NORTHERN SAMAR. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, Central, Warayan, Samar-Waray.

 

S (Languages That Filipino Used)

SAMA, ABAKNON

[ABX] 20,000 to 30,000 (1997 SIL), including 11,000 on Capul, 5,000 elsewhere in the Philippines.Capul Island near San Bernardino Strait, Northwest Samar. Alternate names: ABAKNON, INBAKNON, INABAKNON, CAPUL, CAPULEÃ'O, KAPUL.Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Sama-Bajaw, Abaknon.

SAMA, BALANGINGI

[SSE] 60,000 in Philippines (1981 SIL), including 11,000 Sibuco-Vitali, 500 Sibuguey, 10,000 to 20,000 Balangingi.;Population total both countries 90,000.Alternate names: BAANGINGI', BANGINGI SAMA, NORTHERN SAMA, NORTHERN SINAMA.Dialects: LUTANGAN (LUTANGO), SIBUCO-VITALI (SIBUKU), SIBUGUEY (BATUAN), BALANGINGI, DAONGDUNG, KABINGA'AN.Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Sama-Bajaw, Sulu-Borneo, Inner Sulu Sama.

T (Languages That Filipino Used)

TADYAWAN

[TDY] 3,000 to 5,000 (1998 OMF). East central Mindoro. Alternate names: PULA, TADIANAN, BALABAN. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Northern Philippine, Bashiic-Central Luzon-Northern Mindoro, Northern Mindoro.

TAGALOG

[TGL] 16,911,871 first language speakers (1990 census), about 23.8% of the population. Used to some degree by 39,000,000 (1991 WA). Population total all countries 17,000,000. Including second language speakers: 57,000,000 (1999 WA). Alternate names: FILIPINO, PILIPINO. Dialects: LUBANG, MANILA, MARINDUQUE, BATAAN, BATANGAS, BULACAN, TANAY-PAETE, TAYABAS. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Tagalog.

R (Languages That Filipino Used)

RATAGNON

[BTN] 2,000 speakers (1997 SIL.Southern tip of western Mindoro. Alternate names: DATAGNON, LATAGNUN, LATAN, LACTAN, ARADIGI.Dialects: RATAGNON, SANTA TERESA.Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, West, Kuyan.

ROMBLOMANON

[ROL] 200,000 (1987 SIL).Romblon and Sibuyan Islands, parts of eastern Tablas Island, north of Panay. Alternate names: ROMBLON.Dialects: SIBUYAN, ROMBLON, BASIQ.Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Western Malayo-Polynesian, Meso Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, Central, Romblon.

 

 

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