Porohanon

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Camotes
Population

23,000.

Location

Central Visayas, Cebu Province, Camotes Islands (Pacijun, Poro, Ponsoon) between Cebu and Leyte.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Barely intelligible with Cebuano [ceb] (1967 J. Wolff). Reportedly more similar to Masbatenyo [msb] and Hiligaynon [hil]. Lexical similarity: 87% with Cebuano [ceb] (1967 J. Wolff).

Language Use

Also use Cebuano [ceb].