Danao languages

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east Mindanao, Sabah
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Glottolog: dana1253[1]

The Danao languages are a group of languages spoken in the Philippines. They are Maguindanao and Maranao, each with approximately a million speakers.

Each language has a dialect called Iranun; Maranao Iranun is spoken in Borneo, in Malaysian Sabah, in addition to in the Philippines.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Danao". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.