Danao languages

east Mindanao, Sabah
Linguistic classification:


Glottolog: dana1253[1]

The Danao languages are a group of languages spoken in the Philippines. They are Maguindanao and Maranao, each with approximately a million speakers.

Each language has a dialect called Iranun; Maranao Iranun is spoken in Borneo, in Malaysian Sabah, in addition to in the Philippines.


  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Danao". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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