Pangasinan language

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Pangasinan
Pangasinense
Salitan Pangasinan
Pronunciation[paŋ'ɡa'sinan]
Native toPhilippines (Ilocos Region & Central Luzon)
RegionPangasinan, northern Tarlac, southern La Union, southwestern Benguet, northwestern Nueva Ecija, northern Zambales, and southwestern Nueva Vizcaya
EthnicityPangasinan people
Native speakers
(1.2 million cited 1990 census)[1]
8th most spoken native language in the Philippines[2]
Dialects
Latin (Pangasinan alphabet)
Historically written in: Baybayin
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated byKomisyon sa Wikang Filipino
Language codes
ISO 639-2pag
ISO 639-3pag
Glottologpang1290[3]
Linguasphere31-CGA-f
Pangasinan language map1.png
Area where Pangasinan is spoken according to Ethnologue
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Pangasinan language or Salitan Pangasinan is one of the main languages of the Philippines. It is the language spoken in the province of Pangasinan.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pangasinan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Philippine Census, 2000. Table 11. Household Population by Ethnicity, Sex and Region: 2000
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Pangasinan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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