Tawbuid (Batangan / Bangon)

Tawbuid is a member of the South Mangyan branch of the Philippine language family. It is spoken in the centre of Mindoro island in the Mimaropa region of the Philippines by about 7,940 people.

There are two varieties of Tawbuid, which are classified as separate languages in some sources:

Latin alphabet for Tawbuid

Latin alphabet for Tawbuid


Acute accents (á) are used to indicate stress.

Download an alphabet chart for Tawbid (Excel)

Sample text (in Western Tawbuid / Batangan)

Dios dimo Maria
minapno ca nu gracia,
Apu á Dios ú mian dimo,
mabendita ca du
mabaques atabu cano
mabendito ú asi nu budec
mo á si Jesus.
Santa Maria Ina nu
Dios ipachajuajuc mo
yamen á nacarageraget
sichanguyaya as cano
anchua anu madimam cami.

Source: http://www.marysrosaries.com/Batangan_prayers.html


Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Source: http://www.marysrosaries.com/English_prayers.html

Sample video in Eastern Tawbuid

Sample video in Western Tawbuid

Information about Tawbuid | Numbers (Eastern Tawbuid)


Information about Tawbuid

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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