Bantayanon language

Native to Philippines
Region Bantayan Island
Native speakers
72,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bfx
Glottolog bant1293[2]

The Bantayanon language is the regional language of the island of Bantayan in the Philippines. It is a part of the Visayan language family and is closely related to Hiligaynon.


  1. Bantayan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bantayanon". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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