PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES


  1. Northern Philippines:
    1. Batanic-Central Luzon-Northern Mindoro:
      1. Batanic:
        • Ivatan: Ivatan, Itbayaten
        • Yami: Yami
      2. Central Luzon:
        • Pampangan: Pampangan
        • Sambalic:
          • Abenlen Agta, Ambala Agta, Bataan Agta
          • Mag-Anchi Ayta, Mag-Indi Ayta
          • Bolinao, Botolan Sambal, Tina Sambal
        • Sinauna: Sinauna
      3. Northen Mindoro: Alagan, Iraya, Tadyawan
    2. Northern Luzon:
      1. Alta: Northen Alta, Southern Alta
      2. Arta: Arta
      3. Ilocano: Ilocano
      4. Northern Cordilleran:
        • Dumagat:
          • Northern Dumagat:
            • Casiguran Dumagat Agta
            • Central Cagayan Agta
            • Dicamay Agta
            • Dupaninan Agta
            • Kasiguranin
            • Paranan
          • Southern Dumagat:
            • Alabat Island Agta
            • Camarines Norte Agta
            • Umiray Dumagat Agta
        • Ibanag:
          • Gaddang: Gaddang
          • Ibanag:
            • Villaviciosa Agta
            • Faire Agta
            • Pamplona Agta
            • Pudtol Agta
            • Ibanag
            • Itawit
            • Yogad
          • Isnag: Adasen, Isnag
      5. South-Central Cordilleran:
        • Central Cordilleran:
          • Isinay: Isinay
          • Kalinga-Itneg:
            • Nuclear Cordilleran:
              • Balangao, Bontok
              • Ifugao, Kankanay
          • Kalinga-Itneg: Itneg, Kalinga
        • Southern Cordilleran:
          • Ilongot: Ilongot
          • Pangasinic:
            • Benguet:
              • Ibaloi-Karaw: Ibaloi, Karaw
              • Iwaak
              • Kallahan: Kayapa, Keley-i, Tinoc
            • Pangasinan
  2. Southern Philippines:
    1. Subanun: Central Subanen, Tuboy Subanen, Western Subanen
    2. Manobo:
    3. Danao:
      1. Magindanao: Magindanao (Magindanaon, Magindanawn, Maguindanaon)
      2. Maranao-Iranon: Maranao, Iranon
  3. Meso-Philippines:
    1. South Mangyan: Hanunoo, Buhid, Taubuid
    2. Kalamian: Kalamianen, Agutaynon
    3. Palawan: Batak, Tagbanwa, Palawano, Molbog, Banggi
    4. Central Philippines:
      1. Tagalog: Tagalog
      2. Bikol:
        • Coastal:
          • Naga: Isarog Agta, Mt.Iraya Agta, Central Bicolano
          • Virac: Southern Catanduanes Bicolano
        • Inland:
          • Mt.Iraya Agta
          • Albay Bicolano
          • Iriga Bicolano
      3. Mansakan:
        • Davawenyo: Davaweño
        • North: Kamayo
        • Eastern: Mansakan, Mandayan, Ismal, Caraga
        • Western: Kalagan, Tagakaolo
      4. Mamanwa: Mamanwa
      5. Unclassified: Ata, Sorsogon Ayta, Tayabas Ayta
      6. Bisayan:
        • South: Butuanon, Tausug, Surigaonon
        • Cebuano: Cebuano
        • Central: Ati, Capiznon, Hiligaynon, Masbatenyo
        • Romblon: Romblomanon
        • Banton: Bantoanon
        • Warayan: Gubat, Waray-Waray
        • West: Aklanon, Malaynon, Kinaray-a, Cuyonon, Inonhan, Caluyanun
  4. South Mindanao:
    1. Bagobo: Bagobo
    2. Tiruray: Tiruray
    3. Bilic: Cotabato Bilaan, Sarangani Bilaan
  5. Sama-Bajaw:
    1. Abaknon: Abaknon
    2. Sulu-Borneo:
      1. Borneo Coast Bajaw
      2. Inner Sulu Sama:
        • Balangingi Sama
        • Central Sama
        • Southern Sama
      3. Western Sulu Sama: Pangutaran Sama
    3. Yakan: Yakan
  • Spanish Creole Varieties: Chavacano (Chabacano, Chabakano)

  •     Regional Variants: Zamboangueño, Ternateño, Ermiteño, Cotabato, Davaoeño Chavacano


    *This is a tentative grouping. Further research is needed to better our understanding of Philippine genetic relationships.

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