Hiligaynon (Ilonggo)

Hiligaynon is a member of the Visayan branch of the Austronesian language family with about 11 million speakers in Western Visayas in the Philippines, 7 million of whom speak is as a native language. Most of the speakers live in the provinces of Iloilo and Negros Occidental. There are also speakers in the other provinces of the Panay Island group, such as Capiz, Antique, Aklan and Guimaras.

Hiligaynon alphabet
A a B b K k D d E e G g H h I i L l M m
a ba ka da e ga ha i la ma
N n Ng ng O o P p R r S s T t U u W w Y y
na nga o pa ra sa ta u wa ya

Hiligaynon pronunciation

Hiligaynon pronunciation

Sample text in Hiligaynon

Ang tanan nga tao ginbun-ag nga hilway kag may pag-alalangay sa dungog kag katarungan. Sila ginhatagan sang pagpamat-od kag konsensya kag nagakadapat nga magbinuligay sa kahulugan sang pag-inuturay.

Translation

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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Links

Information about Hiligaynon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiligaynon_language

Hiligaynon lessons
http://archive.org/details/HiligaynonLessons

Online Hiligaynon dictionaries
http://www.bohol.ph/kved.php

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