Illanun

noun
Il·​la·​nun | \ ēlˈyä(ˌ)nün \
plural Illanun or Illanuns

Definition of Illanun

1 : the Maranao people of northern Borneo and of the southwest coastal area of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines
2 : a member of the Illanun people

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History and Etymology for Illanun

Maranao Ilanun, from i- from + lanaw lake + -n suffix denoting a people or language

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“Illanun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Illanun. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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