Bikol language

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Bicolano or Bikol is an Austronesian language used in the Philippines particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon. ISO 639 assigns the code BIK to Bicolano.

Bikol
Spoken in: Philippines
Region: Bicol
First language speakers: 4.6 million
Second language speakers: -
Ranking: Not in top 100
Genetic
classification:
Austronesian

  Malayo-Polynesian
   Western
    Central Philippine
     Meso Philippine
     Bikol

Official status
Official language of: -
Regulated by: -
Language codes
ISO 639-1-
ISO 639-2bik
SILBKL
Contents

Classification

Bicolano is classified as a Central Philippine language, which is a sub-branch of the Meso PhilippineWestern Malayo-Polynesian languages. Bicolano is further subdivided into three groups: Coastal Bikol, Inland Bikol, and Pandan Bikol.

Coastal

Inland

Pandan

External links


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