Pandan Bikol language

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Distinguish the Pandan dialect of Kinaray-a
Pandan Bikol
Native to Philippines
Region Pandan and north-east Catanduanes
Native speakers
78,000 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cts
Glottolog nort2883[2]

Pandan Bikol, or Northern Catanduanes Bicolano, is one of the three groups of the Bikol languages. It is spoken in Pandan and northeastern portion of Catanduanes.

Examples[edit]

W-H Questions[edit]

  • What? - Ano?
  • Who? - Si-no?
  • Where? - Si-in?
  • When? - Sa-no?
  • Why? - Ta-yon?
  • How? - Painano?
  • How much? - Mamila?/ Amamila?
  • How many? - Pila?
  • Who are you? - Si-no Ka?
  • What is your name? - Ano yo pangaran mo?
  • When is your Birthday - Sa-no ka namundag?
  • Where do you live? - Si-in ka ga-estar? Taga siin ka?

Animals[edit]

  • Cat - Kuting/ Kurasmag
  • Dog - Ayam/ Gamadya
  • Cow - Baka
  • Carabao - Karbaw
  • Pig - Orig/ Tibos (Male brooding pig)
  • Rat - Ilaga
  • Ant - Habon
  • Chicken - Manok/ Mardos
  • Lizard - Tagaw
  • Gecko - Tuko
  • Snake - Haras
  • Bird - Iwata

Common Phrases[edit]

  • I hate you! - Nauyam/Naunga ako sa imo!
  • I love you. - Naomok/Namoot ako sa imo.
  • Let's talk. - Maistoryahan kita.
  • Can I join? - Pwede ako magsado?
  • Pleased to meet you. - Kaogmahan kong mabisto ka.
  • How you doin'? - Kamusta ka?
  • Please let me know. - Ipaaram mo sana ako.
  • Please help me. - Tabangi man ako.
  • Can you teach me? -Pwede mo akong hunuhan?
  • I want to learn your language. - Gusto ko makasusod nin tataramon ninyo.
  • Good morning! - Madyag na aga!
  • Good afternoon! - Madyag na hapon!
  • Good evening! - Madyag na gabi!
  • Let's eat. - Makaon kita.
  • You're beautiful. - Magayon ka.
  • Please call me. - Bura ka tabi sa ako.
  • Can I ask you a favor? - Pwede maghagad nin pabor/tuwang?

Counting[edit]

  • One - Sado
  • Two - Dawha
  • Three - Tatlo
  • Four - Apat
  • Five - Lima
  • Six - Anom
  • Seven - Pito
  • Eight - Waro
  • Nine - Siyam
  • Ten - Sampuro
  • Eleven - Onse
  • Twelve - Dose
  • Thirteen- Trese
  • Fourteen- Katorse
  • Fifteen- Kinse
  • Sixteen- Disesais
  • Seventeen- Disesiete
  • Eighteen- Diseotso
  • Nineteen- Disenueve
  • Twenty - Baynte
  • Twenty-one - Baynte uno
  • One hundred - Sanggatos
  • One hundred thirty-five (135) - Syento traynta i singko
  • One thousand - Sangribo

Common Adjectives[edit]

  • Beautiful - Magayon
  • Ugly - Maraot / Pangit
  • Hot - Mainit / Maaringahot
  • Cold - Malipot
  • Good - Madyag
  • Bad - Maraot / Malain
  • Great - Matibay / Maurag
  • Sick - Igakarudog
  • Fast - Mabilis
  • Slow - Maluway
  • High - Harangkaw
  • Low - Hababa
  • Deep - Hararom
  • Wide - Harapad
  • Loose - Haruga
  • Narrow - Siot
  • Heavy - Magubat
  • Dark - Madurom / Maitom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pandan Bikol at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Northern Catanduanes Bicolano". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.