Learn Ilocano

Covering over a thousand languages, the Austronesian family stretches from South East Asia along Polynesia and to Madagascar, but the uTalk selection will cover you for most of your travel in the Austronesian area. Austronesian languages tend to have various forms of politeness - a low form for vernacular use, a polite form and a very high, or sometimes regal, form.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Philippines

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Number Of Speakers

10,000,000

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Language Family

Malayo-Polynesian

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Fun facts about Ilocano

Locals know this language as Samtoy, from 'sao mi ditoy' or 'our language here'.

Modern Ilokano speakers tend to use their traditional numbers to count from 1 to 9, and Spanish numerals for higher numbers.

The name Ilocano is derived from 'i-' meaning 'from', 'looc' or 'bay' and the Spanish ending '-ano'.

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