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Tagabawa language

Native toPhilippines
Native speakers
43,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bgs
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Area where Tagabawa is spoken according to Ethnologue

Tagabawa is a Manobo language of Davao City and Mount Apo in Mindanao, the Philippines. Tagabawa is spoken in Cotabato and Davao del Sur provinces, and on the slopes of Mount Apo west of Davao City (Ethnologue). The language is notably spoken by the Bagobo Tagabawa people who have a culture of high respect towards Philippine eagles, known in their language as banog.[3]


  1. ^ Tagabawa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tagabawa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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