Ilongo (Hiligaynon)

Ilongo (Hiligaynon) translation services

Classification

Austronesian > Malayo-Polynesian

Script

Roman

Text direction

Left-to-right

Speakers

7 million

Other names

Hiligaynon

Official language

Also spoken

Philippines

Interesting Fact

Like other languages of the Philippines, Ilongo uses a number of reduplicative or doubled words, including balày-bálay (house) and maèstra-maéstra (teacher).

Profile

Ilongo is a member of Malayo-Polynesian language group. Other languages in this language group include Tagalog, Maori and Malagasy to name but a few.

Ilongo (not to be confused with Ilocano which is also spoken in the Philippines) is sometimes referred to as Hiligaynon. It is the fourth most spoken language in the Philippines.

Similar to other languages of the Philippines, Ilongo borrows heavily from the Spanish; some examples include sapatos (zapatos – shoes) and kutsara (cuchara – spoon).

 

For more information contact us here: Ilongo Translation Services.

Services offered for this language

Translation / Transcreation / Subtitling / Localization / Adaptation / Copywriting / Authoring / Proofreading / Revision / Editing / Translation quality assurance / Terminology / Linguistic validation / Glossary creation / Dubbing / Voice-overs / Transcription / Typesetting / Simultaneous interpreting / Consecutive interpreting / Conference interpreting / Telephone interpreting / Public service interpreting / Interpreting equipment hire / Foreign language consulting

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