Subanen, Southern

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Subanen, Southern

Alternate Names
Lapuyen, Margosatubig, Subanen, Subanun, Lapuyan
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Population

25,000 (1978 SIL).

Location

Mindanao, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, peninsula east of Sibuguey bay, Malangas city; Zamboanga del Sur Province, peninsula west of Illana bay, Margosatubig city.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Southern Subanen speakers understand Central Subanen [syb] (85%), but not vice versa.

Language Use

Also use Cebuano [ceb].

Language Development
NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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