Davawenyo language

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Native to Philippines
Region Mindanao
Native speakers
unknown (150,000 cited 1990 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 daw
Glottolog dava1245[2]

Davawenyo (Davaoeño) is the principal language of the Davao Region of Mindanao in the Philippines. According to Ethnologue, it is a "synthesis" of Tagalog, Cebuano, and other Visayan languages.


  1. ^ Davawenyo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Davawenyo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.