Calamian Tagbanwa (Tinagbanwa / ᝦᝲᝨᝪᝯ)

Calamian Tagbanwa is a member of the Kalamian branch of the Philippine language family. It is spoken in the Calamian and Linapacan Islands in the north of Palawan province in the west of the Philippines. In 2007 there were about 10,000 speakers of Calamian Tagbanwa, which is also known as Kalamian Tagbanwa or Kalamianon

There are two dialects of Calamian Tagbanwa: Karamiananen, which is spoken on the islands of Busuanga and Dipalengged; and Tagbanwa of Coron, which is spoken on Coron island, and in Baras on Palawan island. On Dipalengged island the language is known as Tagbanwa.

Calamian Tagbanwa is usually written with the Latin alphabet. However the Tagbanwa script is also used to some extent.

Calamian Tagbanwa alphabet

Calamian Tagbanwa alphabet

Download alphabet charts for Tagbanwa languages (Excel)

Sample video in Tagbanwa

Information about the Tagbanwa Script | Aborlan Tagbanwa | Calmian Tagbanwa | Central Tagbanwa | Numbers | Tower of Babel


Information about the Tagbanwa alphabet and languages

Philippine languages

Aborlan Tagbanwa, Agutaynen, Bantik, Bikol, Binukid, Blaan, Buhid, Bukid, Buol, Calmian Tagbanwa, Casiguran Dumagat Agta, Central Tagbanwa, Gorontalo, Hanuno'o, Iranun, Iraya, Isnag, Kagayanen, Kalanguya, Kapampangan, Klata, Maguindanao, Mamanwa, Manide, Maranao, Matigsalug, Molbog, Mongondow, Obo, Palawano, Ratahan, Rinconada Bikol, Sangirese, Suwawa, Tagalog, Tagabawà, Talaud, Tawbuid, Tboli, Tiruray, Tombulu, Tondano, Tonsawang, Umiray Dumaget, Western Subanon

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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