Blaan is a member of the South Mindanao branch of the Philippine language family. It is spoken by about 240,000 people in the Soccsksargen and Davao regions in the south of Mindanao Island in the Philippines. In particular, it is spoken in the provinces of South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat and Davao Occidental.
Blaan is also known as Bilaan, and there are two main dialects: Koronadal Blaan (Tagalagad) and Sarangani Blaan (Tumanao).
There is some literature in both varieties of Blaan, include translations of the Bible.
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