Hiligaynon

noun
Hil·​i·​gay·​non
variants: or less commonly Hiligainon \ ˌhiləˈgīnən \
plural Hiligaynon or Hiligaynons also Hiligainon or Hiligainons

Definition of Hiligaynon

1a : a Bisayan people inhabiting Panay and part of Negros, Philippines
b : a member of the Hiligaynon people
2 : an Austronesian language of the Hiligaynon people related to but not mutually intelligible with Cebuan and frequently considered a dialect of Bisayan

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History and Etymology for Hiligaynon

native name on Panay

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“Hiligaynon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hiligaynon. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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