Kankanai

noun
Kan·​ka·​nai | \¦käŋkə¦nī\
plural Kankanai or Kankanais

Definition of Kankanai 

1a : a people inhabiting the southern part of Mountain Province of northern Luzon, Philippines — compare igorot

b : a member of such people

2 : an Austronesian language of the Kankanai people

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History and Etymology for Kankanai

native name in northern Luzon

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