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Alangan language

Native toPhilippines
Native speakers
2,150 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3alj

The Alangan language is a language spoken by Mangyans in the province of Mindoro in the Philippines.

Alangan is spoken by 2,150 people in the following municipalities of north-central Mindoro (Ethnologue).

The Ayan Bekeg dialect spoken on the northeast slopes of Mount Halcon is understood by Alangan speakers throughout the area (Tweddell 1970:193).[3]

Barbian (1977)[4] lists the following locations.


  1. ^ Alangan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Alangan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Tweddell, Colin E. 1970. "The Identity and Distribution of the Mangyan Tribes of Mindoro, Philippines". Anthropological Linguistics 12 (6).
  4. ^ Barbian, Karl-Josef. 1977. English-Mangyan vocabulary. Cebu City: University of San Carlos.