Palawano, Southwest

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A language of Philippines

Population

12,000 (2005 W. Davis).

Location

Southwest Palawan Island, north of Rizal to the south tip, east side from Bataraza south, mostly along upland rivers, some along the coast.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Intelligibility of Central Palawano [plc] 75%, of Brooke’s Point Palawano [plw] 76%. Lexical similarity: 85% with Brooke’s Point Palawano [plw], 78% with Central Palawano [plc].

Language Use

Low comprehension of Filipino [fil].