Bikol language

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Bikol ()
Spoken in:Philippines
Region:Bicol
Total speakers:2.5 million
Ranking:
Genetic classification:
Official status
Official language of:
Regulated by:Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino
(Commission on the Filipino Language)
Language codes
ISO 639-1
ISO 639-2bik
SIL
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:For the macrolanguage Bikol, see Bikol languages.


Bikol refers to Central Bicolano (also known as Bikol Central) is one of the languages that compose Coastal Bikol.[1] It is spoken in Bicol Region of the Philippines (Region V).

Bikol-Naga

Bikol-Naga or Standard Bikol, is a dialect of Central Bicolano understood by most Bikol speakers. It is spoken in the first and second districts of Camarines Sur (except in Del Gallego) and in San Pascual, Masbate. Other dialects are Bikol-Legazpi spoken in the eastern coast of Albay and nothern Sorsogon, Bikol-Daet spoken in Daet and adjacent towns in Camarines Norte, Bikol-Partido spoken in the 4th District of Camarines Sur, and Bikol-Virac spoken in Virac, San Andres and southern part of Caramoran in Catanduanes.

Grammar

Pronouns

  Absolutive Ergative Oblique
1st person singularakokosakuya, sako
2nd person singularika, kamosaimo, si-mo
3rd person singularsiyaniyasaiya
1st person plural inclusivekitanyato, tasatuya, sato
1st person plural exclusivekaminyamo, misamuya, samo
2nd person pluralkamonindosaindo
3rd person pluralsindanindasainda

See also

  • Bikol languages
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Bikol or Bicol may refer to:
  • Bicol Region, the administrative region in the Philippines
  • Bikol languages, the languages spoken in the Bicol region
  • Bikol language, the standard language.

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Coastal Bikol is one of the three language groups forming the macrolanguage Bikol. It is composed of Isarog Agta, Mt. Iraya Agta, Central Bicolano (Bikol Central), and Southern Catanduanes Bicolano.
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Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Pili
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—1,551,549 (15th largest)
Density—295 per km (22nd highest)
Area: 5,266.

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Del Gallego is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 20,456 people in 3,730 households. The municipality celebrated its 70th foundation anniversary last October 5, 2007.
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San Pascual is a 4th class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 37,868 people in 7,353 households.

Barangays

San Pascual is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.
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Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Legazpi City
Founded: March 10, 1917
Population:
2000 census—1,090,907 (22nd largest)
Density—427 per km (10th highest)
Area: 2,552.

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Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Sorsogon City
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—650,535 (37th largest)
Density—304 per km (19th highest)
Area: 2,141.

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Daet is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Camarines Norte. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 80,632 people in 16,267 households. The current mayor of Daet is Tito Sarte Sarion.
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Region: Bicol Region (Region V)
Capital: Daet
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—458,840 (25th smallest)
Density—217 per km (37th highest)
Area: 2,112.

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Virac is a 1st class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. It is the third largest town and the capital municipality of Catanduanes. It has a land area of 188 km². According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 57,067 people in 11,202 households.
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San Andres is a 4th class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 31,463 people in 6,059 households.

Barangays

San Andres is politically subdivided into 38 barangays.
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Caramoran is a 4th class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 23,790 people in 4,293 households.

Barangays

Caramoran is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.

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