Waray-Waray is a member of the Visayan branch of the Malayo-Polynesian
language family spoken by 3 million people in the Philippines in the provinces
of Samar, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte and Biliran.
Waray-Waray alphabet and pronunciation
There is little information about the pronunciation of Waray-Waray available
online, so I had to guess the pronunciation of some of the letters.
Sample text in Waray-Waray
Nga an ngatanan nga mga tawo, nahimugso talwas ug katpong ha ira dignidad ug
katdungan. Hira natawo dinhi ha tuna mayda konsensya ug isip ug kaangayan gud
la nga an ira pagtagad ha tagsatagsa sugad hin magburugto.
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)