Porohanon is a member of the Central Bisayan branch of the Philippine language family. It is spoken in the Camotes Islands in the province of Cebu in the central Philippines by about 23,000 people.

Porohanon is also known as Camotes or Camotes Bisayan, and is related to Masbatenyo, Capiznon and Hiligaynon. It shares 87% of its vocabulary with Cebuano, however the two languages are not mutually intelligible.

Latin alphabet for Porohanon

Latin alphabet for Porohanon

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Bisayan languages

Aklan, Bantoanon, Bantayanon, Baybayanon, Butuanon, Caluyanon, Capiznon, Cebuano, Cuyonon, Hiligaynon, Kinabalian, Kinaray-a, Masbateño, Onhan, Porohanon, Romblomanon, Sorsogon (Southern), Surigaonon, Tausūg, Waray-Waray,

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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