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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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maguindanao at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Maguindanao". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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3 news items

Minda News

Minda News
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:49:45 -0700

During the short ceremonies on Sunday – the entire rites rendered in Maguindanao language – Murad told the widows, the wounded, and relatives of the slain and wounded: “Death is a certainty. But as human beings, it is but natural to still grieve for ...
 
GMA News
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:34:22 -0800

Before Mamasapano became a blood stain on the national psyche, the only buzz about the impoverished little town came from its exquisite music. It's not at all popular music, but the melodious high-pitched sound produced by a rarely seen and heard ...
 
GMA News
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:20:37 -0700

Dhatu Khomeini Bansuan, the “King of Moro Songs," sings that ballad in his native Maguindanao language. King Bansuan is more popular in southern Philippines than anywhere else, given that he sings and performs proudly in his mother tongue. But king or ...
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