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In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  Waray-waray defended
Somehow, in recent decades, half of the two same-word label got lost or was dropped, and the word "Waray" (with stress on the second syllable) was appropriated to substitute for the original label.
In her heyday, Imelda in fact attempted to substitute her artificial label with "may ada-ada." However, contrary to her wish, the "Waray-waray" tag stuck; "may ada-ada" was rejected as substitute label, and its meaning evolved to include persons who suffer from occasional loss of sanity.
So for now, "Waray-waray" or its shortened version "Waray" is largely perceived as an embarrassing label among the schooled segment of the Leyte-Samar population.
www.geocities.com /rolborr/vinwaray2.html   (0 words)

  About Culture and Arts
Of the two, it is Waray literature that has been collected, recorded, and documented by scholars and researchers, a movement largely spurred by the interest of German priests, managing a university in Tacloban City, who saw the necessity of gathering and preserving the literary heritage of the region.
The period 1900 to the late fifties witnessed the finest Waray poems of Casiano Trinchera, Iluminado Lucente, Eduardo Makabenta, and the emergence of the poetry of Agustin El O'Mora, Pablo Rebadulla, Tomas Gomez Jr., Filomeno Quimbo Singzon, Pedro Separa, Francisco Aurillo, and Eleuterio Ramoo.
Although a number of his longer works tend to be melodramatic, it was his satirical plays that are memorable for their irony and humor, the tightness of their plot structure, and the specious use of language.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=142   (1463 words)

 Waray Translation Service - English to Waray Translation
You probably don't speak Waray yourself, so there are a few questions you'll need to consider when choosing a translation company.
To ensure our translators keep abreast of the language our Waray translators live in-county and translate into their mother tongue.
Professional translators whose native language is English and speak fluent Waray perform our Waray to English translation.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/waray_translation.shtml   (0 words)

 About Culture and Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The workshop, partly funded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, was intended to revive Waray literature and to motivate locals to write again in Waray, and to expose them to the craft of creative writing.
They were also highly attuned, attentive and flexible to the needs of the participants, smoothly switching from English to Waray in their discussions, and emphasizing important points of discussion, all contributing to an atmosphere, which encouraged everyone’s participation.
The participants, even with an uneven age range (the oldest was 72 and the youngest was 17), enthusiastically participated during the entire workshop, posing questions to the panelists, and were, themselves, open to the criticisms of their works.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/articles.php?artcl_Id=40   (848 words)

 Information About Waray
Standard Waray is roughly based on the dialect of the language as spoken in the island of Leyte but this is merely because many Waray authors who got their works published hailed from Leyte and because the regional center of Eastern Visayas is in Tacloban City, in Leyte.
Eastern Samar dialects of the Waray language though are distinct in their use of a schwa vowel while Northern Samar varieties use "s" in certain grammar words like pronouns and case markers where most Waray dialects uses "h".
The word "waray", in fact, is better than "Filipino" and "Philippines" both of which are derived from King Philip II of Spain who was a tyrant, colonizing king.
www.angelfire.com /indie/warayglimpses/FAQ.htm   (1407 words)

 Free Waray Lessons converted by Lloyd Cromer, on Living In Cebu
The Waray people, just as most other Filipinos, tend to be very proud of their local language.
So, if you live in the parts of the Philippines, where Waray-Waray is spoken, or have Waray family members with whom you would like to communicate (in their native tongue), please read on.
Below is a table of FREE Waray lessons, 23 in all, which J.J. and I got from a very nice gentleman, Lloyd Cromer.
www.livingincebu.com /waray.htm   (339 words)

 What God is Doing
For a long time the Waray people seemed to have been forgotten by the evangelical world as many of the other parts of the Philippines were receptive to the Gospel.
The Waray people were seen as more resistant and closed.
In December, Team Waray held a church planting seminar in the regional capital of Tacloban City.
www.peopleteams.org /waray/Godatwork.htm   (240 words)

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It was generally accepted that he had the Waray-Waray of Samar in mind when he made that statement.
We consider that we still have work to do until every region and every town that has significant numbers of Waray speaking people has been saturated with the gospel of Christ.
We plan to do that through assisting in the planting of churches, sponsoring evangelistic crusades and neighborhood Bible studies, and blanketing the areas with Christian radio broadcasts.
www.waray.org   (0 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
IF somebody wonders aloud what is the most shamelessly neglected region in the Visayas, he may not look farther.
It is Region 8 — “the land of the Warays.”
Identified for geographical purposes also as Eastern Visayas, the region is composed of six provinces — Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, and Western Samar — and three cities — Calbayog, Ormoc, and Tacloban.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/04/26/OPED200404268143.html   (529 words)

 Learn Waray - Waray Books, Courses, and Software
Welcome to the Waray page, featuring books, courses, and software to help you learn Waray!
Forty-five selections provide the student of Waray (also known as Pampanggo) with a wide range of articles and all necessary lexical and grammatical information to make the link between spoken language and various genres of published and broadcast media.
A grammatical introduction, frequency list, translation, and comprehensive glossary are included.
www.multilingualbooks.com /waray.html   (99 words)

 Waray Lessons
We may be adding MP3 files that will allow you to hear the various Waray words.
If you have any suggestions or ideas, I would like to hear them.
Leyte, Samar, Biliran Yahoo Group Join the Yahoo Group and share information
waraylessons.netfirms.com   (0 words)

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