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Porohanon language

Native to Philippines
Region Central Visayas
Native speakers
unknown (undated figure of 23,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 prh
Glottolog poro1253[2]

Porohanon is a Visayan language spoken in the Camotes Islands in the province of Cebu in the Philippines. Its closest relatives are Hiligaynon and Masbateño and is barely intelligible with Cebuano though it shares 87% of its vocabulary with it.[3]


  1. ^ Porohanon at Ethnologue (8th ed., 1974). Note: Data may come from an earlier edition.
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Porohanon". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Porohanon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)

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