Palawano, Central

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Palawano, Central

Alternate Names
Palawanen, Palaweño, Quezon Palawano
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Population

12,000 (1981 UBS). 40,500 all Palawano (1990 census).

Location

Southwest Palawan Island, north of Quezon to north of Rizal; east Abu Abu area, mostly along upland rivers, some along the coast.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 82% with Brooke’s Point Palawano [plw], 78% with Southwest Palawano [plv].

Language Use

Also use Filipino [fil].

Language Development
NT: 1964.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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