Manobo, Western BukidnonPrint
15,000 (2008 SIL). Ethnic population: 15,000.
Northern Mindanao region: south Bukidnon province, Dangcagan, Don Carlos, Kitaotao, and especially Maramag municipalities; Soccsksargen region: North Cotabato province, Banisilan municipality.
Ilentungen, Kiriyenteken, Pulangiyen.
VSO; prepositions; genitives after noun heads; articles, adjectives, numerals all before noun heads; relatives after noun heads; question word in sentence-initial position; maximum number of affixes: 5 prefixes, 1 suffix; word order distinguishes subject, object and direct objects, given and new information, topic and comment; affixes do not indicate case of noun phrase; causatives; comparatives; CV, CVC; nontonal.
Home, church, and community. All ages. Positive attitudes. L2 is acquired through the community and used in school, community.
Latin script [Latn].