Kagayanen is an Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in Palawan province in the Philippines by about 30,000 people. Kagayanen is mainly spoken on Cagayan island between Palawan and Negros, and also in Palawan, Balabac island, Iloilo Province, Silay, Negros and Manila. The language is also known as Cagayano, Kagay-anen or Kinagayanen.
The language is used to some extent in local administration, commerce, religion and in primary and secondary schools, and also in newspapers, and on the radio. It is mainly used as an oral language, though the majority of speakers can read and write it as well.