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From 1663 to 1718, Maguindanao influence extended as far as Zambales in the west, Cagayan de Oro in the north, Sarangani in the south, and Davao in the east.
Maguindanao pottery is made mainly through the "turn-modeling" technique, where a turntable, as well as a paddle, an anvil, and a broken rim, are used to mold and shape the pottery (Jose-De La Cruz 1982:8-9).
The Maguindanao believe in a basic unity underlying the various aspects of the environment and this belief is reflected in the use of often conflicting image and subject in the riddles (Notre Dame Journal 1980:17).
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 Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
More than 170 languages are spoken in the country, almost all of them belonging to the Western Malayo-Polynesian language group of the Austronesian language family.
The twelve major regional languages are auxiliary languages of their respective regions, each with over one million speakers: Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilokano, Hiligaynon, Waray-Waray, Bikol, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Kinaray-a, Maranao, Maguindanao, and Tausug.
It ceased to be an official language in 1973, and part of the college curriculum in 1987.
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 Languages of the Philippines - Wikipedia Light!
Although the teaching of the national language in schools began in 1940, Tagalog was not made an official language until the restoration of its independence on July 4, 1946.
The Lan-nang variant of the Min Nan is the language of the majority the Chinese in the Philippines, who immigrated from the Fujian (pronounced locally as Fookien or Hokkien) province in China.
Spanish ceased to be an official language in 1973 and a college requirement in 1987 during the Aquino administration.
godseye.com /wiki/index.php?title=Languages_of_the_Philippines   (2398 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Maguindanao
Maguindanao continued to be a part of the province of Cotabato until November 1973 when the province was divided into the three provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 341.
Maguindanao was the scene of clashes between government forces and Bangsa Moro secessionists during the height of the armed struggle to create a Moro homeland forcing thousands to seek refuge in more secure settlements.
The Maguindanao language is closely related to Iranun and Maranao and they share a common religion with these groups in their practice of Islam.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/maguindanao.htm   (1346 words)

 Development of Filipino, The National Language of the Philipp...
The emergence of a national language that could unite the whole country is the realization of a dream that goes back to the year 1935.
Of the more than a hundred languages being spoken by the different ethnolinguistic groups of dwellers in the more than seven thousand and one hundred islands comprising the Philippines, eight of them are considered major languages.
The Tagalog-based national language was taught in school only as one of the subject areas (1940) but was not adapted as the medium of instruction.
www2.seasite.niu.edu /tagalogdiscuss/_disc2/00000885.htm   (860 words)

 About Culture and Arts
The language of the Maranao and Maguindanao is strongly rooted in the Iranun tongue.
The rise of Lanao royal houses in the face of the decline of the Maguindanao sultanate signaled the disintegration and break-up of asabiyah (tribal solidarity) among the Muslims in mainland Mindanao.
Lamitan the seat of the Maguindanao sultanate was captured by the Spaniards on March 13, 1637.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=232   (9192 words)

The domains of each language are delineated, with English reserved as the `non-exclusive' language for mathematics and science in the curriculum, for home technology and work experience (temporarily), and with Filipino for all other subjects.
To focus on the actual language arts subjects, the purpose of the Filipino language arts classes is to teach the structure of Filipino among non-Tagalogs and among native Tagalogs the standardized variety of Filipino.
At the same time, both for language use and ultimately for the knowledge and appreciation of culture, language lessons are interspersed with literary study especially at the secondary level.
www.crvp.org /book/Series03/III-7/chapter_xvii.htm   (1853 words)

 Dying Languages; Ormuri
There are fewer than 300 languages with more than one million native users; half of all languages have fewer than 10,000 users and a quarter of the worlds spoken languages and most of the sign languages have less than 1,000 users.
The language according to Carla is spoken by pockets of people living in the northern ends of several valleys in the Northern Areas and across the borders in the mountainous Pamir regions of China, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan.
Their language is known as Ormuri although the words Baraki, Bargista, Barakey have also been used for the language by the historians and linguists in the past.
www.khyber.org /publications/016-020/ormuri.shtml   (6275 words)

The 1935, Philippine Constitution mandated that a national language was to be adopted and developed based on one of the existing native languages.
In 1937, the Institute of National Language (INL), recommended that Tagalog be the basis for the adoption of the national language.
The national language shall replace an elective in each semester of the second year in normal schools and shall be an additional subject of all secondary schools.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch632/studentactivities/filipino/languages.html   (727 words)

 Azerbaijani Translation Services - Translators English/Azerbaijani
The Azerbaijani language was officially renamed Filipino in 1961 in an attempt to further a common Filipino national identity.
Filipino is taught in all schools and is gaining acceptance as a second language by the linguistically diverse population of the Philippines where a total of 172 indigenous languages and dialects are used.
Almost 90% of the population of the Philippines are native speakers of one of these twelve languages.
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 PnoyAndTheCity: A center for Kulintang - A home for Pasikings
The Maguindanao use the kutiyapi for social events from birthdays to weddings and is reserved for communication between young couples (Usually with the man using the instrument to serenade the woman.
Maguindanao contest last long into the night, starting usually at 7 or 8 in the evening and ending, if all contestants feel up to it, at 6 the next morning.
Maguindanao contest follow a certain sequence where matches on the agung begin the contest, followed by matches on the gandingan and finally on the kulintang.
www.pnoyandthecity.blogspot.com   (13767 words)

 About Culture and Arts
The Maguindanao or "people of the flood plains" occupy the basin of the Pulangi River popularly known as Rio Grande de Mindanao among the Spaniards.
This geographic break was paralleled by a political division: the down stream of lower valley (sa-ilud) nearest the sea was under the Sultanate of Maguindanao (also called Sultanate of Mindanao), while the upstream or upper valley (sa-raya) inland was under the control of the Sultanate of Buayan (Bowing 1979).
The word "Maguindanao" means "to be inundated", and is derived from the fact that the Pulangi River used to overflow its banks periodically, flooding the whole vast countryside and giving the impression that the whole region was one big lake or "danao".
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=251   (2123 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | OPINION > National  unity vs. cultural diversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
There is now a decline in the use of some languages, like Capampangan and Pangasinan, and this has resulted in the loss of literature and the diminution of the richness and history of a culture that reflect the age-old values of a free people.
When Quezon launched the bid to create a national language, based on Tagalog, he undoubtedly thought it was an essential tool in uniting an archipelagic nation further divided by many dialects.
Besides this decline in the spoken language, there is also a dearth in Pangasinan literature and even Pangasinan folk songs are no longer heard, even in rare cultural presentations.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/jun/06/yehey/opinion/20050606opi4.html   (685 words)

 Career Paths at the National Security Agency (NSA) - Foreign Languages
Our NSA foreign language team is part of the country's first line of defense against potential threats.
NSA Language Analysis is vital to the research, translation, transcription, reporting, and analysis of materials of national concern.
Working directly with the original written or spoken language, you are the first person to determine the relevance of intelligence collected, to analyze, and to put the information into context.
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 Salita Blog: English as the Medium of Instruction
All of the languages indigenous to the area belong to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
There is a world of difference between treating something as a foreign language and having a language used as a medium of instruction in schools.
Tagalog is a language that is more closely related to the languages of the Visayas and Bicol, but yet it has a large amount of borrowed vocabulary from Kapampangan, Ilokano, Pangasinan and other languages spoken in Luzon.
salitablog.blogspot.com /2004/07/english-as-medium-of-instruction.html   (2048 words)

These languages are mainly of Sanskrit, Arabic, Chinese, English and Spanish.
In December 1937, President Manuel Luis Quezon, the first president of the 'Philippine Commonwealth' proclaimed TAGALOG as the basis of the national language which was later named PILIPINO (1959) and then FILIPINO (1987).
Today, he is remembered as the "Father of the Filipino Language".
www.tothephilippines.com /dictionary.php   (90 words)

 What is Kulintang? - The Instruments
Among the different cultures that play kulintang music, there are different orchestrations; for example, the gandingan is more commonly used among the Maguindanao than with the Maranao people.
Also, the spelling of the instrument names does differ from language to language.
Kulintang: the name of the entire instrument ensemble, and of the music produced by the ensemble, and also of the main melody instrument in the ensemble: a set of eight bronze gongs, graduated in size and in tuning, and suspended horizontally on a wooden stand.
www.kulintang.com /instruments.html   (291 words)

 Salita Blog: July 2004
Pidgins are created when two diverse linguistic groups strip their language to the bare essentials and try to communicate with each other.
All the languages above are a much more inclusive representation of the languages of the Philippines, with the addition of three languages spoken either in or near Mindanao.
Three of the languages whose numbers I estimated are spoken in the Visayas; Cebuano, Hiligaynon, and Waray-Waray.
salitablog.blogspot.com /2004_07_01_salitablog_archive.html   (2440 words)

 2.23 The socio-cultural situation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
As adults, however, the Christian culture of their community life at Tamontaka was expected to penetrate the Islamic culture of the surrounding areas without itself being weakened by the contact.
Another factor which contributed to the resulting culture is that there were a number of older children who were brought into the institution to become a steadying influence on the younger children.
At this point, it was noted by the missionary chroniclers (referring to the Madigan-Cushner article) that the language that the children spoke was in fact less Maguindanao than Chabacano, a mixture of Spanish and Maguindanao words, expressions and grammar.
www.audax.net /pcs/223socio.htm   (450 words)

 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > Article Sumary on da different Muslim Ethnic
They embraced Islam later as a result of their continuous contact with their motherland, which became Islamized, as well as with the emerging Muslim communities in Maguindanao and Sulu in the 14th century.
In the later part of the 18th century, the Maguindanao sultanate loosened its hold upon the Buayan (Majul, 1997:31).
The current continued political assertion of the Maranao people should beviewed from the political development on the part of their society, which began to evolve as a political institution towards the later part of the 18th century.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t16521.html   (9975 words)

WHEREAS such local languages or vernaculars are seen to be gradually being marginalized, erased or displaced en masse by a language that has been the national language for well over half a century now.
Examples: Kapampangan shall be the language of learning in all primary schools in Pampanga and other areas where the said language is native or indigenous to, and Cebuano shall be the one in Cebu and other Cebuano-speaking areas, etc.
To include the local language of any region as a subject in the elementary, high school and college curricula.
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 Ethnologue report for language code:mdh
Maguindanao, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sultan Kuderat, and Zamboanga del Sur provinces; Iranun also in Bukidnon, Mindanao.
Iranun has 98% intelligibility of Maguindanao; 96% of Illanun of Sabah, Malaysia and 95% of Maranao.
This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=mdh   (112 words)

 Ethnologue Language code 'MDH'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
GRN has recognised and recorded 2 distinct spoken languages and dialects within this language code.
See also the alphabetical language list and full country list.
Another reference on countries, languages and people groups is Peoplegroups.org.
globalrecordings.net /langcode/MDH   (61 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:MDH
The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It has been superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005).
Iranun has 98% intelligibility of Maguindanaon; 96% of Illanun of Sabah, Malaysia and 95% of Maranao.
www.ethnologue.com /14/show_language.asp?code=MDH   (106 words)

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The Filipino language consists of words integrated from the various Philippine dialects as well as from foreign languages.
A big percentage of the entries in the official Filipino dictionary issued in 1991 by the Commission on Filipino Language were foreign loan words.
Such is the vibrancy and dynamism of Filipino as a language.
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 Maguindanao language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See IPA chart for English for an English-​based pronunciation key.
Maguindanaon is an Austronesian language spoken by majority of the population of Maguindanao Province in the Philippines.
It is also spoken by sizable minorities in different parts of Mindanao such as the cities of Zamboanga, Davao, and General Santos, and the provinces of North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga-Sibugay, as well as metropolitan Manila in the National Capital Region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maguindanao_language   (116 words)

 National Union of Journalists of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Maranaos differ from the Maguindanaos, the Maguindanaos from the Tausugs.
The Moro people are the 13 ethno-linguistic groups composed of the Maguindanaos, Maranaos, Tausugs, Samals, Iranuns, Yakans, Jama Mapuns, Badjao, Kalibugan, Kalatagan, Sangil, Malibuganon and the Palawani.
Of these 13 groups that are found in the Southwestern Philippines, the first three groups – the Maguindanao, the Maranao and the Tausug have become more dominant and have played important roles in the Bangsa Moro history.
www.nujp.org /archive/tolerance-mustafa.htm   (3028 words)

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