Bikol, West Albay

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Bicol, Ligaoeño, Oasnun, Oasnün, Polanguinon
Autonym
Bikol
Population

L1 users: 260,000 (2009 SIL). Speakers of all Bikol languages: 4,580,000 (2000 census). No monolinguals.

Location

Bicol region: Albay province, Ligao, Oas, Pio Duran, and Polangui towns.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Miraya Bikol [rbl]. A member of macrolanguage Bikol [bik].

Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

Other Comments

Christian.

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