Maranao language


Maranao language
Maranao
Spoken in  Philippines
Region Central Mindanao
Native speakers 776,000  (1990 census)
Language family
Writing system Latin (Filipino alphabet);
Historically written in Arabic
Official status
Official language in Regional language in the Philippines
Regulated by Commission on the Filipino Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mrw

Maranao is an Austronesian language spoken by the Maranao people in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur in the Philippines.

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