Tagbanwa, Central

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A language of Philippines

Population

2,000 (1985 SIL).

Location

North Palawan.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Intelligibility of Tagbanwa [tbw] (Lamane) 29%, of Calamian Tagbanwa 56%, of Cuyonon [cyo] 61%. Lexical similarity: 56% with Tagbanwa [tbw] (Lamane), 57% with Calamian Tagbanwa [tbk], 48% with Cuyonon [cyo], 40% with Filipino [fil].

Language Use

Also use Cuyunon [cyo]. Low comprehension of Filipino [fil].