Bantayanon language

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Native toPhilippines
RegionBantayan Island, Cebu Province
Native speakers
72,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bfx

The Bantayanon language is the regional language of the island of Bantayan in the Philippines. It is a part of the Visayan language family and is closely related to Hiligaynon.


  1. ^ Bantayanon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bantayanon". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.