Cebuano

Language name and Autonym:
Sebuano, Bisayan, Visayan, Binisaya, Sugbuanon, Sugbuhanon
Location:
Cebu, Negros, Bohol, Visayas, Mindanao. Also in United States
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Related languages:
Cebu, Boholano, Leyte, Mindanao Visayan
Approximate Number of Speakers:
21,000,000 in Philippines
Population total all countries:
15,807,260
Status:
Stable

 

 

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