Tadyawan language

Native to Philippines
Native speakers
4,200 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tdy
Glottolog tady1237[2]

The Tadyawan language is a language spoken by Mangyans in the southern Lake Naujan area, in east-central Mindoro Oriental Province, Philippines.


Tweddell (1970:195)[3] lists 4 dialects.

Nauhan and East Aglubang are close to each other. The West Aglubang is spoken farthest out and has strong Alangan influence.


  1. Tadyawan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tadyawan". 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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