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  Ethnologue report for language code:tsg
Taw Sug, Sulu, Suluk, Tausog, Moro Joloano, Jolohano, Sinug Tausug
Mapun, Central Sama, Balangingi Sama, Pangutaran Sama, Southern Sama, and Yakan speakers speak it as second language.
Armour, Malcolm S. A comparison of narrative and hortatory discourse in Tausug.
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=tsg   (207 words)

  
  The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles
Among the Tausug, the household is the smallest territorial unit.
Because a real sense of community is weak among the Tausug, the solidarity of the kauman depends on several factors: the amount of intermarriage among its residents, the effective authority of the headman, and the attendance at a common mosque.
The Tausug are Sunni (Orthodox) Muslims belonging to the Shafiite branch of Islam.
www.global12project.com /2004/profiles/p_code4/1133.html   (866 words)

  
  Tausug
Tausug men wear the sawwal kuput or sawwal kantiyu (tight and loose trousers respectively), and match this with the badju lapi, a collarless short-tailored jacket similar to the biyatawi.
One Tausug oral tradition whose category has been shrouded in controversy is the parang sabil, a narrative song that narrates the heroism of people who "fight in the way of God." The sabil institution among the Tausug translates into a personal and religious obligation to defend Islam and to protect the community from invasion.
"The Tausug of Jolo and the Moslem Philippines." The Muslim Filipinos.
litera1no4.tripod.com /tausug_frame.html   (8040 words)

  
 Tausug
The present-day Tausug is the descendant of the different ethnic group that migrated in Sulu Archipelago.
The language spoken by the Tausog is primarily adopted from the vocabulary of Tagimaha in whose locality the Sultan of Sulu lived and established the capital of the Sultanate - Buansa.
The word Tausug is the recognition of the geographic character of the Sulu Archipelago that lies in the path of vigorous tidal currents flowing from the Sulu and China Seas to the Celebes Sea.
library.thinkquest.org /C003235/tausug.html   (248 words)

  
 TAUSUG PEOPLE : Encyclopedia Entry
The Tausugs presently populate the province of Sulu as a majority, and the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Basilan, and Tawi-Tawi as minorities.
There is a large population of Tausugs in the all parts of Sabah, Malaysia as they are mainly laborers.
On 1 January 1638, de Corcuera with 80 vessels and 2000 soldiers, defeated the Tausug and occupied Jolo.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Tausug_people   (1133 words)

  
 TAUSUG language
There are no other spoken languages and dialects with the same ISO language code as TAUSUG.
Find other materials available for this language from the Minority Language Resource File.
Another reference on countries, languages and people groups is Peoplegroups.org.
globalrecordings.net /language/263   (124 words)

  
 Lowlands-L Anniversary Celebration
Language information: The Tausug language is natively known as Bahasa Sūg or Bahasa Tausūg, also as Basa Sūg or Basa Tausūg.
The native Tausug area is the Philippine province of Sulu which consists of an archipelago in which the island of Sulu as its largest member.
Sulu province may be seen as representing a bridge between the predominantly Christianized and predominantly Islamicized regions of the Nusantara, the Malaiic linguistic and cultural sphere encompassing aboriginal Taiwan, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Singapore, Malaysia’s mainland, and Southern Thailand.
www.lowlands-l.net /anniversary/tausug-info.php   (355 words)

  
 Tausug (Sulu, Suluk) - Un-Reached People Group Of Malaysia
Although these Tausug enjoy significant freedom as Muslims, their cousins in the Philippines are locked into a bitter battle with the Filipino government.
The Tausug lack a strong sense of community; thus, the unity of the kauman depends o­n such factors as the degree of intermarriage, the authority of the headman, and attendance at a common mosque.
The Tausug have remained Muslim ever since that time, and have shown a great determination to fight for their independence.
www.seamist.org /peoples/tausug-malay.shtml   (678 words)

  
 Kasaysayan, Panitikan, Tula, Awitin, Mga Bayani ng Lahi, EMANILA.com
It is one particular language that is spoken by one of the ethnolinguistic groups in the country, the Tagalogs.
The essence of the concept of Filipino as based on the languages of the Philippines is its being the national lingua francua.
Because it is indeed the lingua franca and second language, varieties of these are being formed as a result of interference or mixing of the first languages of the speakers.
www.emanila.com /pilipino/various/ntu_tagalog.htm   (1055 words)

  
 Tausug
The name "Tausug" supposedly means “People of the Current,” though it is also said to derive from tau, "person," and Suug which is the old name for the island of Jolo.
The language is similar to that of the Butuanon and Kamayo of north-eastern Mindanao, and the venturesome Tausug are thought to have moved to Jolo from that area about the 11th century A.D., long before the arrival of Islam.
The Tausug have long dominated their new home in the Sulus as a result both of superior numbers and their political and religious institutions.
class.csueastbay.edu /anthropologymuseum/virtmus/Philippines/Peoples/Tausug.htm   (248 words)

  
 Was Rajah Lapu-Lapu A Muslim Or Hindu? - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
and yes, the tausug language is related to the waray language, "siki" for example is waray for feet.
but association with the tausug or the tausug language doesnt always mean the person is muslim because i can also cite the many examples that the visayan language is also very related to chamorro.
also the tausug do not have exclusive claim to the word "kali" for they too were influenced by the hindu religion before islam reached their sulu.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?act=findpost&pid=2563761   (4518 words)

  
 Salita Blog: My ideal language policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All of the languages indigenous to the area belong to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
By preserving the languages and calling for their use in all areas of societies (the Catalans call it "normalization"), we linguists are out to get a profit by translating and making money off of making books and dictionaries about these languages.
I love studying languages (but, as I said earlier, I'm not necessarily good at acquiring them), especially Philippine languages and one day hope to be able to comprehend/speak a good number of 'em.
salitablog.blogspot.com /2005/08/my-ideal-language-policy.html   (4067 words)

  
 tScholars.com | Tausug language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tausug is a Visayan language spoken in Sulu province in the Philippines.
It is also spoken in Malaysia and Indonesia.
In Bahasa Sug: An Introduction to Tausug by Christopher Sundita
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Tausug_language   (60 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Sulu
The language of the Tausug is very similar to Butuanon and anthropologists believe that the Tausug may have been descended from settlers who came into Sulu from Northern Mindanao.
Protecting the family name is very important to the Tausugs that they would never tarnish their family honor with cowardice.
The Tausugs were among the first Filipinos to embrace Islam as a religion and a way of life.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/sulu.htm   (1410 words)

  
 http://www.bangsamoro.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The language of the Maranao and Maguindanao is strongly rooted in the Iranun tongue.
Their neighbors, particularly the Sama Bangingi and the Tausugs called these Islamized Subanun as Kolibugan because their culture has been altered by their Muslim neighbors and for years there has been intermarriage with other groups that produced new generations, hence they are called Kolibugan.
These people still speak the Subanun language and retain the Subanun type of social organization, which is limited to clan orientation with less political inclination.
www.bangsamoro.com /bmoro/moro_tribes.php   (1426 words)

  
 Tagalog language resources
The word language is also used to refer to the whole phenomenon of...
Tagalog (pronunciation: [t?'ga?log]) is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines.
Tagalog, as its standardized counterpart, Filipino, is the principal language of the national media in the Philippines.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Tagalog.html   (1325 words)

  
 C-Missions Article Display
Among the Tausug, the household is the smallest territorial unit.
The typical Tausug home is a timber and bamboo-walled rectangular room, raised six to eight feet above the ground on stilts, with a thatched roof.
The Tausug, along with the other Muslim minority groups, are a relatively small outpost of radical Islam in a sea of Christianity.
www.cfaith.com /MISSIONS/mission_article_display/0,7606,4766,00.asp   (807 words)

  
 Directory - Science: Social Sciences: Linguistics: Languages: Natural: Austronesian: Malayo-Polynesian: Western
Bisaya - Lunsayng Binisaya  · iweb · cached · Promotes the use of the Bisaya language of the Philippines.
Ivatan Language  · iweb · cached · A brief article on the Ivatan Language, which is closely related to Formosan languages.
Tausug Language  · iweb · cached · Synopsis of he Tausug language of the Sulu archipelago, including phonology, morphology, deictics and noun markers.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=768507   (218 words)

  
 what is an mp3 player, boats, baja, trondheim, air inuit, redonda, big sky express, philippines, daily air, springs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The twelve major regional languages are auxiliary languages of their respective regions, each with over one million speakers: Tagalog language, Cebuano language, Ilokano language, Hiligaynon language, Waray-Waray language, Bikol language, Kapampangan language, Pangasinan language, Kinaray-a language, Maranao language, Maguindanao language, and Tausug language.
Spanish language and Arabic language are used as auxiliary languages.
Spanish is a language of historical and cultural significance in the philippines, a legacy of centuries of spanish colonization.
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 Career Paths at the National Security Agency (NSA) - Foreign Languages
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.
You may even be called upon to research and understand a culture in which a specific language is spoken.
www.nsa.gov /careers/careers_1.cfm   (252 words)

  
 Waray language resources
The word 'sagul' means mixed in the Waray-Waray language and may simply refer to the practice of mixing up both Waray-Waray and Cebuano which are...
Wáray-Wáray (commonly spelled as Waray-Waray; also referred to as Winaray or L(in) eyte-Samarnon) is a language spoken in the provinces of Samar, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte (eastern portion), and Biliran in the Philippines.
All the Warayan languages belong to the Visayan language family and are related to Cebuano and more closely to Hiligaynon and Masbatenyo.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Waray.html   (1169 words)

  
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It is also the language of a vibrant press, of government publications, of the courts, and of the American movies shown throughout the Philippines without dubbing or subtitles.
There are, as everywhere in the world, conflicts between those who support their social position by appeal to the "tradition" of their particular local culture and those who challenge these traditionalists by appealing to the rival attractions of the "modern" world.
The name "Tausug" (tausug) is relatively recent in the literature and, though understood, is not commonly used locally in ordinary reference to the language or the identity.
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 In Bahasa Sug by Christopher A. Sundita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lobel & Tria Partnership Co. presents the long-anticipated In Bahasa Sug: an Introduction to Tausug by Christopher Sundita.
In Bahasa Sug is composed of 80 pages that are dedicated to the Tausug language; a Visayan language of the Austronesian language family which is spoken by over one million people in the Sulu Archipelago of the Republic of the Philippines.
Sections devoted to common Tausug vocabulary and phrases are also included.
members.aol.com /linggwistik   (220 words)

  
 Tausug —   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Moro Joloano, Moro, Suluk, Jolohano, Tausug, Joloano Sulu, Sinug Tausug, Taw Sug, Tausog, Sulu, Taosug, Sooloo, Joloano
The Open Language Archives Community (OLAC) is an international partnership of institutions and individuals who are creating a worldwide virtual library of language resources.
The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world.
www.rosettaproject.org /archive/tsg   (217 words)

  
 ZAWAJ.COM: Wedding Customs Around the World
The main town of Jolo is a small city and there are concentrated towns along the coasts, but the majority of Tausug are rural rice farmers and fishermen.
Tausug settlements are dispersed in the interior, with houses located close to farms in small hamlets.
Tausug have a sophisticated system of locally interpreted Islamic law – usually in conflict with national government law - administered by local headmen (elders who were usually military leaders when younger) who in the past were integrated into a traditional Islamic state headed by the Sultan of Sulu.
www.zawaj.com /weddingways/tausag.html   (259 words)

  
 Sun.Star Zamboanga - Ateneo holds Tausug history, culture national confab
Known as one of the oldest cities in Mindanao, Zamboanga is rich in history and culture and is the only city where a majority of the population speaks Chavacano, the Spanish derivative, Lobregat said.
The conduct of the two-day confab on Tausug history and culture in Zamboanga, he said, is timely and significant, as it would also be an opportunity for the local government to promote its new branding of Asia's Latin City.
The opening program was capped by the opening of the Tausug exhibit with Professor Rixhon, Lobregat and ADZU president Fr.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/zam/2007/02/22/life/ateneo.holds.tausug.history.culture.national.confab.html   (244 words)

  
 PHILIPPINES: INTER-FAITH PEACE SOUGHT IN MUSLIM SOUTH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Panaguiton said the conference on Tausug history and culture is already the 6th in their series of such conferences focusing on different cultures and history in Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago.
He said the conference will bring together Tausug leaders, historians and scholars, and folklore researchers all of whom are experts on Tausug culture and the Muslim practices.
The Tausugs, who are natives of the province of Sulu, comprise just one of a very few Muslim tribes in southern Philippines, who form together with other provinces in Mindanao the four million Muslims in the Philippines.
www.adnki.com /index_2Level_English.php?cat=Religion&loid=8.0.387682374&par=0   (571 words)

  
 Languages or Dialects?
In linguistics, the term dialect usually refers to a variety of a language in a region whose inhabitants' personal use of a language are similar.
But in the Philippines and countries like China or France, it seems to have a political connotation; an unimportant tongue lacking official status, a tongue that is not promoted in the mass media, government, or schools.
He has written a book about the Tausug language which is available at this website.
www.geocities.com /csundita/filipiniana/rplanguages.html   (1040 words)

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