Pangutaran Sama language

Pangutaran Sama
Native to Philippines
Region Pangutaran Island (Sulu Islands) and surrounding areas
Ethnicity Sama
Native speakers
35,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 slm
Glottolog pang1291[2]

Pangutaran Sama, also known as Siyama, is the language of the Sama people of the Sulu Archipelago. It is not quite intelligible with other varieties of Sinama.


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

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