Itawis (Itáwit)

Itawis is a Philippine language spoken in northern Luzon in the Philippines, particularly in Cagayan province in the Cagayan Valley region, and in Apayao province in the Cordillera Administrative Region. In 2005 there were about 189,000 speakers of Itawis, which is also known as Itawes, Itawis and Tawit.

There are two dialects of Itawis: Malaweg (Malaueg) and Itawis (Itawit). It is closely related to South Ibanag and Ilocano.

Itawis alphabet and pronunciation

Itawis alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Itawis (Excel)

Sample text (Philippine National Proverb)

Ya tolay nga mari mallipay tsa naggafuananna, mari makakandet tsa angayanna.

Translation

Those who forget their roots will not grasp their future

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_the_Philippines

Sample videos in Itawis

Links

Information about the Itawis alphabet and languages
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itawis_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/itvitaw
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/eng/Itawis_language
http://kwf.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Ortograpiya-Itawit_10.12.2016.pdf

Philippine languages

Abellen, Aklan, Arta, Balangao, Bantik, Bantoanon, Bikol, Binukid, Bolinao, Bontoc, Botolan, Buhid, Butuanon, Caluyanon, Capiznon, Casiguran Dumagat Agta, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Dupaningan, Gaddang, Gorontalo, Hanuno'o, Hiligaynon, Ibanag, Ifugao, Iloko, Iraya, Isnag, Itawis, Kagayanen, Kankanaey, Kapampangan, Kinaray-a, Maranao, Masbateño, Matigsalug, Mongondow, Pangasinan, Romblomanon, Sambal, Tagalog, Tagabawà, Tagbanwa, Tausūg, Tboli, Tombulu, Tondano, Waray-Waray, Yogad

Languages written with the Latin alphabet


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