Binukid

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Binokid, Binukid Manobo, Bukidnon
Population

100,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

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.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Higaonon [mba].

Typology

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.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 63%. Literacy rate in L2: 63%. Dictionary. NT: 1986.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].