Cebuano leid

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Bisaya, Sinugbuanon, Sinibuano, Binisayang Sugbuanon
Native taePhilippines
Regionentire Central Visayas an Negros Oriental, some pairts o Eastren Visayas, northeastren pairts o Negros Occidental, soothren pairts o Masbate, maist pairts o Mindanao
EthnicityCebuano fowk
Native speakers
21 million (2007)[1]
2nt-maist-spoken leid in the Philippines, efter Tagalog[2]
    • Staundart Cebuano (Cebu province dialect)
    • Urban Cebuano (Metro Cebu dialect)
    • Negrense Cebuano
    • Leyteño Cebuano (Kana)
    • Mindanao Cebuano
    • Davaoeño Cebuano
Latin (Cebuano alphabet)
Cebuano Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Regional leid in the Philippines
Regulatit biVisayan Academy o Airts an Letters
Leid codes
ISO 639-2ceb
ISO 639-3ceb
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Cebuano-speakin aurie in the Philippines
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Cebuano, referred bi maist o its speakers as Bisaya or Binisaya (Scots/Inglis: Visayan), is an Austronesie leid spoken in the Philippines bi aboot 20 million fowk, maistly in Central Visayas, maist o whom alang tae the Bisaya ethnic group.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mikael Parkvall, "Världens 100 största språk 2007" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007), in Nationalencyklopedin
  2. Philippine Census, 2000. Table 11. Household Population by Ethnicity, Sex and Region: 2000
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Cebuano". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.