Illanun

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 25 May. 2024.

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