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  Maranao - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maranao is the term used for the people of Lanao, a predominantly Muslim region in the Philippine island of Mindanao.
The Maranaos primarily live in the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte, and many are settlers in Zamboanga del Sur, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Maguindanao, and in many southern Philippine islands from Basilan exending to Tawi-Tawi.
The language can be traced from the Southern Philippine sub-branch of the Western Austronesian language family, and is closely related to the Ilanun language spoken in Sabah and Malaysia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maranao   (425 words)

 The Inflection and Syntax of Maranao Verbs - MCKAUGHAN, HOWARD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Inflection and Syntax of Maranao Verbs - MCKAUGHAN, HOWARD
MCKAUGHAN, HOWARD The Inflection and Syntax of Maranao Verbs
Maranao is part of the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages.
www.antiqbook.com /boox/bok/11937.shtml   (159 words)

 Languages of the Philippines FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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,.
The variant of the is the language of the majority the Chinese in the Philippines, who immigrated from the (pronounced locally as Fookien or Hokkien) province in China.
Spanish ceased to be an official language in and a college requirement in 1987 during the Aquino administration.
www.webguidelive.com /en/Languages_of_the_Philippines   (2001 words)

 Maranao Definition / Maranao Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Maranao is the name of the people of Lanao, a predominantly Muslim region in the Philippine island of MindanaoMindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines and one of the three island groups in the country, with Luzon and Visayas being the other two.
The word Maranao means "People of the Lake", the title for the people who inhabited around the Lake Lanao in Marawi CityMarawi City is a major city of the Philippines.
Maranao is the most widely spoken dialect and is understood by Muslims and Christians alike.
www.elresearch.com /Maranao   (228 words)

 Languages of the Philippines - More Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although the teaϲhing of the national language in sϲhools began in 1940; Tagalog was not made an offiϲial language until the restoration of its independenϲe on July 4; 1946
Exϲept for English; Spanish; Min Nan ; Cantonese (linguistiϲs) ; Mandarin (linguistiϲs) ; and Chabaϲano language ; all of the languages belong to the Malayo-Polynesian languages of the Austronesian languages
The largest subgroup are the Central Philippine languages whiϲh are ϲomposed of Tagalog; Bikol language ; Visayan languages suϲh as Cebuano; Hiligaynon and Waray-Waray; and Mansakan languages · Southern Philippine languages suϲh as Maranao language ; Maguindanao language ; Manobo languages ; and Subanun languages are ϲonϲentrated in Mindanao
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 Maranao Language
Maranao is a language spoken by nearly 800,000 people living in the island of Mindanao, Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur Provinces.
It belongs to the Southern Philippine subbranch of the Western Austronesian language family, and is most closely related to the Ilanun language spoken in Sabah, Malaysia and Maguindanaon, spoken in Maguindanao, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sultan Kuderat, and Zamboanga del Sur provinces.
McKaughan, Howard P. Inflection and syntax of Maranao verbs.
iloko.tripod.com /Maranao.htm   (412 words)

 Philippines - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Philippines   (5187 words)

 Malagasy language resources
The Malagasy language shares some 90% of its basic vocabulary with the Maanyan language from the region of the Barito River in southern Borneo.
...language Malagasy language Malay language Maranao language Mono language (Solomon Islands) Motu language N Nimoa-Sudest languages N cont.
It is one of the two official languages of this island nation of 15,000,000.
mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Malagasy.html   (1240 words)

 Latest on Learn Latin Language at learn-language.greatest-benefit.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
the English language is a “misspelling” of some previous version, that’s how so many of them start in one language like Latin...
She gave it a try, since the language was similar to her Italian dialect, and decided...
He was also chatting with the fans with a body language that said, "Hey, this is fun.
learn-language.greatest-benefit.com /learn-latin-language.php   (532 words)

 Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Filipino language is a standardized dialect based on Tagalog that incorporates common words from other Philippine languages.
According to the 1987 Constitution, Filipino and English are both the official languages.
It ceased to be an official language in 1973 and ceased to be part of the college curriculum in 1987 but is perceived as the language of the elite.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-Philippines   (4751 words)

 Maranao language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See IPA chart for English for an English-​based pronunciation key.
Maranao is an Austronesian language spoken in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur in the Philippines.
This page was last modified 11:06, 11 July 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maranao_language   (72 words)

 About Culture and Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The language of the Maranao and Maguindanao is strongly rooted in the Iranun tongue.
The Sangil speak a language similar to Bahasa, and in the Philippines, to Tausug.
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.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=232   (9192 words)

 Darangen Epic of the Maranao People of Lake Lanao
This southernmost island of the Philippine archipelago is the traditional homeland of the Maranao, one of the country’s three main Muslim groups.
Meaning literally “to narrate in song” in the Maranao language, the Darangen existed before the arrival of Islam in the Philippines in the fourteenth century.
Being cherished as heirlooms by certain Maranao families, these manuscripts are highly valued for their antiquity and prestige value.
www.unesco.org /culture/intangible-heritage/32apa_uk.htm   (340 words)

 Foreign Language Resource Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Language analysers for interpreting natural language for computers and apps developers.
TM SYSTEMS is the EMMY Award Winning language translation, dubbing,subtitling and closed captioning sytem, that reduces all time and costs traditionally associated with every step of the process by more than 40%.
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 Malay language resources
Although Javanese as a written language appeared considerably later than Malay (extant in the 7th century), the Javanese literary tradition is continuous...
Being an Austronesian language, it is related to Indonesian, Malay, Fijian, Maori (of New Zealand), Hawaiian, Malagasy (of Madagascar), Samoan,...
Malay is an Austronesian language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Malay.html   (1398 words)

 Phrasebase™ - MARANAO LANGUAGE Facts and Information - MARANAO Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Region where spoken: Mindanao, Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur provinces.
We use a variety of sources for compiling these facts and information about Maranao Language.
Base your opinion on factors such as how easy it is to learn, how it sounds, how well you can use it to convey your thoughts, etc... /languages/index.php?cat=261   (163 words)

 :) Joplin NALA Read |
When Frank Laubach, the founder of Laubach Literacy Action, began his missionary work among the Muslims in the southern Philippines in the 1920's, very few could read the Arabic script in which their language was written.
Laubach devised a Roman alphabet for the Maranao language and taught them to read with the visually reinforced Laubach method.
In 1932 money from the U.S. was no longer available to pay the educated Maranao teachers who were assisting him.
joplinnala.org   (347 words)

 Butterfly, an odd word? (page 2) | Antimoon Forum
But in the pre-hispanic languages of the Philippines, consonants were inherently followed by a vowel sound, so a word like "parpar" would've either been pronounced as "para-para" (the 'a' pronounced like the 'u' in "up") or "paru-paru" (pre-hispanic Filipinos did not differentiate between 'o' and 'u').
In Maranao, the language of heavily Islamic Mindanao Island of the Philippines, the word for butterfly is "paroparo." Could our words for butterfly be related to the Hebrew "parpar," originating from the Afro-Asiatic language family?
This is possible considering that pre-hispanic Philippines was made up of several dozen sultanates and the people throughout the islands wrote in a script that the Spaniards called "caracteres moriscos" due to the fact the it came from the Tagalog Muslims of Manila.
www.antimoon.com /forum/posts/8416-2.htm   (1000 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:MRW
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).
Ethnologue data from Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 14th Edition
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=MRW   (65 words)

 Maranao linguist/ consultant - Job # 58976 - ProZ.com
Maranao linguist/ consultant - Job # 58976 - ProZ.com
Jobs listed in these pages have been posted by outsourcers seeking quotes from language professionals.
MLS seeks person (native or non-native) expert in Maranao language and regional culture in the Washington, D.C. area for consultation on language and culture.
www.proz.com /job/58976   (158 words)

 Links SQL: Religion/Non-Catholic - Philippines
Literacy and translation are also done in the local language so the resulting church may be lead and propagated by indigenous people.
Equipping the indigenous church with the Word of God in its own heart language is crucial for its growth.
Maranao is spoken in Philippines by 603,000 people.
www.filipinolinks.com /Religion/Non-Catholic_-_Philippines/more3.html   (1217 words)

 Kapampangan.Net: Web Directory! / Society & People
The Ancient Baybayin Scripts Network(ABSN) is a community of open forum academic exchange and discussion on the ancient writing scripts and writing systems of the Philippines and the writings of Baybayin(Alibata)scripts in the many languages of the Philippines.
We encourage new opportunities to interact with others in learning new languages with different syllabic, alphabetic, and logographic writing systems and see how it affected the evolution of baybayin scripts.
We are a discussion group of Cebuano phonology, Sugbuanon Nation,preservation of Sugbuano,Cebuano Studies,Kapampangan Studies, Ilokano lexicography, Maranao language, Tausug language, Magindanaon language,Waray language,Badjao culture, Hiligaynon literature, ethnosphere, Austronesian Studies, orthography, paleography, calligraphy,and Bicolnon ethnomusicology.
kapampangan.net /dir/view.php?cid=17   (294 words)

 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > Article Sumary on da different Muslim Ethnic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
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.
Sep 10 2004, 03:47 AM Subanon,Manobos and Danao are the major divisions of the southern philippine languages
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t16521.html   (9975 words)

 Indigenous Peoples - Plans - ADB.org
development of extension and training activities based on local language and visual methods to enable participation regardless of literacy level
Lumads in Caraga Region and Maranaos in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
The Project area covers four regions: Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao; Caraga; Western and Central Visayas (Map).
www.adb.org /Documents/IndigenousPeoples/phi/phi-irrigation-project.asp   (125 words)

 Essential details about Learn Maranao Language at learn-language.greatest-benefit.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Essential details about Learn Maranao Language at learn-language.greatest-benefit.com
Find learn maranao language and more at Lycos Search.
Netster.com makes it fast and easy to find what you need.
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 Chronology of Dr. Frank Laubach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1929 - After 15 years of ministering to and educating Philippine Christians, relocated to Lanao to work among Muslim Maranao tribe.
1930-36 - Initiated literacy program in Maranao language.
Devised charts, primers and a community newspaper, and discovered that new readers can teach, and literacy can help impoverished people improve their lives.
www.dreamscape.com /deborah/laubach/mission/chronol.htm   (279 words)

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