Alangan language

Native to Philippines
Native speakers
2,150 (2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 alj
Glottolog alan1249[2]

The Alangan language is a language spoken by Mangyans in the province of Mindoro in the Philippines.

Alangan is spoken by 2,150 people in the following municipalities of north-central Mindoro (Ethnologue).

The Ayan Bekeg dialect spoken on the northeast slopes of Mount Halcon is understood by Alangan speakers throughout the area (Tweddell 1970:193).[3]


  1. Alangan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Alangan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Tweddell, Colin E. 1970. “The Identity and Distribution of the Mangyan Tribes of Mindoro, Philippines”. Anthropological Linguistics 12 (6).

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