Manobo, Kinamiging

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Cinamiguin, Kamigin, Kinamigin, Kinamiguin, Manobo, Cinamiguin
Population

26,700 (2000 census).

Location

Camiguin Province, entire island north of Mindanao.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

VOS, VSO; prepositions; genitives after noun heads; articles, adjectives, and numerals before noun heads; relatives after noun heads; question word in sentence-initial position; word order distinguishes subjects, objects and indirect objects in some structures, word order distinguishes given and new information, topic and comment; affixes do not indicate case of noun phrases; verb affixes mark number; passives; causatives; comparatives; CV, CVC, CVV, CCV; nontonal.

Language Use

Also use Cebuano [ceb].

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