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  • adj. Hiligaynon-language; of or pertaining to the Hiligaynon language.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Hiligaynon people. Of Hiligaynon descent or origin.
  • n. A member of the indigenous people of East Panay island in the Philippines.
  • proper n. The Austronesian language spoken by these people, also known as Ilonggo.

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Examples

  • Languages: Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan

    Philippines

  • PhilippinesFilipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan

    Languages

  • The other is the Gawad Komisyon 2008 pdf, which is for poems and short stories written in the following major languages: Ilokano, Sebwano, Tagalog, Bikol, Hiligaynon, Samar-Leyte, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Meranaw.

    Buwan ng Wika 2008

  • These were published between 1904 and 1938 in Tagalog, Cebuano and Hiligaynon.

    FO: Plays

  • If Ma'am Bhex's observation about Tagalog being the preferred language is correct -- and I believe it is -- the same applies to Bisaya, Hiligaynon, and others in the other parts of the Philippines.

    Some Links On Bootleg Books In Vietnam

  • Applicants are required to submit five poems, or, one short story, or, a one-act play in Filipino, English or in Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a, Waray (with translations) along with the applicant's biodata, two 2X2 photos and a certification that his/her work is original.

    palanca/iligan

  • Two official languages: Filipino once called Pilipino, based on Tagalog and English; eight major dialects: Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • I was very happy to know this, because it means that a lot of young people are taking up the pen and writing in Filipino, English, Cebuano, Hiligaynon and Iluko, contributing to the growing corpus of Philippine Literature.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Twenty fellowships will be at stake: 15 for Fellows in Filipino and English, while the other five for writers in Iluko, Bikol, Waray, Sugbuanon, Hiligaynon & Kiniray-a, depending on merit.

    UP writers workshop v.44

  • If the work happens to be written in Ilocano or Cebuano, or Hiligaynon, it is no less for being so.

    Writing the National Literature (Why Warays Must Continue Writing in Waray)

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