Blaan language

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Native to Philippines
Region Mindanao
Ethnicity Blaan
Native speakers
240,000 (2000–2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bpr – Koronadal Blaan (Tagalagad)
bps – Sarangani Blaan (Tumanao)
Glottolog blaa1241[2]

Blaan is an Austronesian language of the southern Philippines.

There are two major varieties of Blaan.

  • Koronadal Blaan (Tagalagad)
  • Sarangani Blaan (Tumanao)


According to the Ethnologue, Koronadal Blaan is spoken in:

Sarangani Blaan is spoken in:


  1. ^ Koronadal Blaan (Tagalagad) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Sarangani Blaan (Tumanao) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Blaan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.