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Aklanon (Akeanon), also known as Aklan, is a regional Visayan language spoken in the province of Aklan on the island of Panay in the Philippines.
Approximants are speech sounds that involve the articulators approaching each other but not narrowly enough nor with enough articulatory precision to create turbulent airflow.
The Asi language is a regional Visayan language spoken, along with Romblomanon and Onhan, in the province of Romblon, Philippines.
Ati (Inati) is an Austronesian language of the island of Panay in the Philippines.
A back vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in spoken languages.
The Bantayanon language is the regional language of the island of Bantayan in the Philippines.
The Baybay language, also known as Baybayanon, Utudnon or Leyte, is a distinct regional language that was spoken on the island of Leyte in the Philippines before the arrival of Waray-Waray and then later, Boholano and Cebuano.
Baybayin (pre-kudlit:, post-kudlit:, kudlit + pamudpod), is an ancient script used primarily by the Tagalog people.
The Bicol Region, also known simply as Bicol and historically known as Ibalon prior to Spanish colonization, (Rehiyon nin Bikol/Kabikolan; Rinconada Bicol: Rehiyon ka Bikol; Kabikulan; Bicolandia) is a region of the Philippines, designated as Region V. Bicol comprises six provinces, four on the Bicol Peninsula mainland (the southeastern end of Luzon) – Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon – and the offshore island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
The Bikol languages are a group of Central Philippine languages spoken mostly in the Bicol Peninsula in the island of Luzon, the neighboring island province of Catanduanes and the island of Burias of Masbate.
In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips.
Biliran (Lalawigan sa Biliran; Waray-Waray: Probinsya han Biliran; Lalawigan ng Biliran) is an island province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region (Region VIII).
Bisakol (portmanteau of Bisaya and Bikol) refers to the transitional languages in the Central Philippine language family, between Visayan languages and Bikol languages.
Bisalog, also Tagbis, is a portmanteau of the words 'Bisaya' and 'Tagalog' which refers to either a Visayan language or Tagalog being infused with words or expressions from the other.
The Bisaya are an indigenous people of the north-west and the coast line of Borneo, Malaysia.
Bislish is a portmanteau of the words Bisaya and English, which refers to any of the Visayan languages of the Philippines macaronically infused with English terms.
Bohol is a prefix.
Boholano (Binol-anon) is a variant of the Cebuano language spoken in the island province of Bohol in the Visayas and a major portion of Southern Leyte, as well as parts of Mindanao, particularly in Northern Mindanao and Caraga Region.
Borneo (Pulau Borneo) is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia.
Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
Butuanon is an Austronesian regional language spoken in Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur, with some native speakers in Misamis Oriental and Surigao del Norte.
Calligraphy (from Greek: καλλιγραφία) is a visual art related to writing.
Caluyanon is a regional Western Visayan language spoken in the Caluya Islands in Antique in the Philippines.
Capiznon (Spanish: capiceño) is an Austronesian regional language spoken in Western Visayas in the Philippines.
Cebu (Lalawigan sa Sugbu; Lalawigan ng Cebu) is a province of the Philippines located in the region, and consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets.
The Cebuano or Cebuan language, also often colloquially albeit informally referred to by most of its speakers simply as Bisaya (English translation: "Visayan", not to be confused with other Visayan languages), is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 21 million people in Central Visayas, western parts of Eastern Visayas and most parts of Mindanao, most of whom belong to various Visayan ethnolinguistic groups, mainly the Cebuanos.
The Central Philippine languages are the most geographically widespread demonstrated group of languages in the Philippines, being spoken in southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and Sulu.
Central Visayas (Tunga-tungang Kabisay-an; Gitnang Kabisayaan) is a region of the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VII.
A central vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages.
A close vowel, also known as a high vowel (in American terminology), is any in a class of vowel sound used in many spoken languages.
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.
Cuyonon is a regional Visayan language spoken on the coast of Palawan, and the Cuyo Islands in the Philippines.
A dental consonant is a consonant articulated with the tongue against the upper teeth, such as,,, and in some languages.
A dialect continuum or dialect chain is a spread of language varieties spoken across some geographical area such that neighbouring varieties differ only slightly, but the differences accumulate over distance so that widely separated varieties are not mutually intelligible.
Eastern Visayas (Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Silangang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region VIII.
Eskayan is an artificial auxiliary language of the Eskaya clan of Bohol, an island province of the Philippines.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world.
Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.
A front vowel is any in a class of vowel sound used in some spoken languages, its defining characteristic being that the highest point of the tongue is positioned relatively in front in the mouth without creating a constriction that would make it a consonant.
Glottal consonants are consonants using the glottis as their primary articulation.
Guimaras (Kapuoran sang Guimaras; Probinsiya kang Guimaras; Lalawigan ng Guimaras) is an island province in the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.
The Hiligaynon language, also colloquially referred often by most of its speakers simply as Ilonggo, is an Austronesian regional language spoken in the Philippines by about 9.1 million people, mainly in Western Visayas and SOCCSKSARGEN, most of whom belong to the Visayan ethnic group, mainly the Hiligaynons.
The Kabalian (Cabalian) language, Kinabalian, is spoken in the municipality of San Juan in the province of Southern Leyte in the Philippines.
The Karay-a language, or Kinaray-a (Karay-a + the infix -in-) (ISO: krj), is an Austronesian regional language spoken by the Karay-a people, mainly in Antique in the Philippines as well as Iloilo and other provinces on the island of Panay.
There are some 120 to 187 languages and dialects in the Philippines, depending on the method of classification.
A lateral is an l-like consonant in which the airstream proceeds along the sides of the tongue, but it is blocked by the tongue from going through the middle of the mouth.
Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 385.5 million speakers.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Masbate, officially the Province of Masbate (Masbateño: Probinsya san Masbate; Kapuoran sang Masbate; Probinsya kan Masbate; Lalawigan ng Masbate) is an island province in the Philippines located near the middle of the nation's archipelago.
Masbateño or Minasbate is a Bicol-Visayan language spoken by more than 600,000 people, primarily in the province of Masbate in the Philippines.
Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.
A mid vowel (or a true-mid vowel) is any in a class of vowel sounds used in some spoken languages.
The Southwestern Tagalog Region, officially designated as MIMAROPA Region, is an administrative region in the Philippines.
Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines.
Mindoro is the seventh largest island in the Philippines by land area with a total of 10,571 km2 (4,082 sq.mi) and with a total population of 1,331,473 as of 2015.
In phonetics, a nasal, also called a nasal occlusive, nasal stop in contrast with a nasal fricative, or nasal continuant, is an occlusive consonant produced with a lowered velum, allowing air to escape freely through the nose.
Negros Occidental (Negros Nakatundan; Kasadpang Negros; Kanlurang Negros), also known as or, is a province located in the region of Western Visayas, in the Philippines.
Negros Oriental (Sidlakang Negros; Negros Sidlangan; Silangang Negros), also called or, is a province located in the region of Central Visayas, in the Philippines.
Onhan is a regional Western Visayan language spoken, along with the Romblomanon and Asi languages, in the province of Romblon, Philippines.
An open vowel is a vowel sound in which the tongue is positioned as far as possible from the roof of the mouth.
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) is a term often used to refer to Filipino migrant workers, people with Filipino citizenship who resides in another country for a limited period for employment.
Palatal consonants are consonants articulated with the body of the tongue raised against the hard palate (the middle part of the roof of the mouth).
Panay is the sixth-largest and fourth most-populous island in the Philippines, with a total land area of and with a total population of 4,477,247.
In linguistics, the Philippine languages are a proposal by Zorc (1986) and Robert Blust (1991) that all the languages of the Philippines and northern Sulawesi—except Sama–Bajaw (languages of the "Sea Gypsies") and a few languages of Palawan—form a subfamily of Austronesian languages.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) was created on September 12, 2013 when the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10625) was signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Porohanon is a regional Visayan language spoken in the Camotes Islands in the province of Cebu in the Philippines.
Ratagnon (also translated as Latagnon or Datagnon, and Aradigi) is a regional language spoken by the Ratagnon people, an indigenous group from Occidental Mindoro.
Robert A. Blust (born 1940) is a prominent linguist in several areas, including historical linguistics, lexicography and ethnology.
Romblomanon is an Austronesian regional language spoken, along with Asi and Onhan, in the province of Romblon in the Philippines.
Romblon is an archipelagic province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region.
Sabah is a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo Island.
Samar is the third largest island in the Philippines.
Siquijor (Lalawigan sa Siquijor, Lalawigan ng Siquijor) is a prefix.
Soccsksargen (officially styled as SOCCSKSARGEN) (pronounced), formerly known simply as Cotabato or Kota Bato, is an administrative region of the Philippines, located in south-central Mindanao.
Sorsoganon or Sorsogon Bikol (Bikol: Bikol Sorsogonese) is a group of Bisakol languages spoken in the province of Sorsogon in the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
In phonetics, a stop, also known as a plosive or oral occlusive, is a consonant in which the vocal tract is blocked so that all airflow ceases.
Sulu (Tausūg: ولايا سين سوگ, Wilāya sin Sūg) is a province of the Philippines in the Sulu Archipelago and part of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Surigaonon is a Philippine regional language spoken by Surigaonon people in the province of Surigao del Norte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Sur, and some portions of Agusan del Norte especially the towns near the Mainit Lake, Agusan del Sur and Davao Oriental.
Tablas is the largest of the islands that comprise the province of Romblon in the Philippines.
Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.
Tausug (Tausug: Bahasa Sūg, Bahasa Suluk) is a regional language spoken in the province of Sulu in the Philippines, in the eastern area of the state of Sabah, Malaysia, and in North Kalimantan, Indonesia by the Tausūg people.
Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth (known also as the velum).
The Visayans (Visayan: Mga Bisaya) is an umbrella term for the Philippine ethnolinguistic groups native to the whole Visayas, the southernmost islands of Luzon and most parts of Mindanao.
The Visayas, or the Visayan Islands (Visayan: Kabisay-an,; Kabisayaan), is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Luzon and Mindanao.
A vowel is one of the two principal classes of speech sound, the other being a consonant.
Waray is the fifth-most-spoken native regional language of the Philippines, native to Eastern Visayas.
Western Visayas (Kabisay-an Nakatundan; Kanlurang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VI.
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