100,000 (1987 SIL).
North Central Mindanao, central, north Bukidnon Province; northeast Lanao del Norte Province; Misamis Oriental Province, Cagayan de Oro area including southwest of Gingoog bay; very small border strip, Lanao del Sur.
None known. Reportedly similar to Higaonon [mba].
VSO, VOS; prepositions; genitives after noun heads; articles, adjectives, numerals all before noun heads; relatives after noun heads or without noun heads; question word in sentence-initial position; maximum number of affixes: 3 prefixes, 2 suffixes; affixes do not indicate case of noun phrase; non-obligatory verb affixes indicate number; passives; causatives; comparatives; CV, CVC, CVV, CVVC; nontonal.
Latin script [Latn].