Pangasinan is a member of the Northern Luzon branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken by about 1.5 million people mainly in the province of Pangasinan, where it is the official regional language, on the west side of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. There are also Pangasinan speakers in other parts of the Philippines, particularly in the province of Benguet, and in some areas of Zambales, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya and Ifugao, as well as by immigrant communities in the USA.
Pangasinan is most closely related to Ibaloi, which is spoken in the neighboring province of Benguet and Baguio City, and is also similar to Tagalog and Iloko.
Since the Spanish conquest of 1571, Pangasinan has been written with the Latin alphabet. Before then it was written with the Pangasinense script, which is related to the Tagalog script, and other scripts of the Philippines.
|A a||B b||C c||D d||E e||F f||G g||H h||I i||J j||K k||L l||M m||N n|
|Ng ng||O o||P p||Q q||R r||S s||T t||U u||V v||W w||X x||Y y||Z z|
Say salitan Pangasinan so sakey ya salitan Malayo-Polynesian ya sanga na boleg ya salitan Austronesian. Onsulok ya 1 milyon so mansasalita na say salitan Pangasinan. Naananap ed luyag na Pangasinan, tan naanap ed bansa na Filipinas, so saray karaklan na makapansalita na sayan salita. Balet wala met ray naanap ya makapansalita na Pangasinan ed luyag na La Union, Tarlac, Zambales, tan diad Metro Manila, diad parehas ya bansa.
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Information about Pangasinan
Recordings of Pangasinan
Province of Pangasinan official website
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