Buhid language

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Native toPhilippines
Native speakers
(8,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bku

The Buhid language (Buhid: ᝊᝓᝑᝒ) is a language spoken by Mangyans in the island of Mindoro, Philippines. It is divided into eastern and western dialects.

It uses the Buhid script, which is encoded in the Unicode-Block Buhid (Buid) (1740–175F).


Barbian (1977)[3] lists the following locations.


  1. ^ Buhid at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Buhid". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Barbian, Karl-Josef. 1977. English-Mangyan vocabulary. Cebu City: University of San Carlos.
  • Barham, R. Marie. 1958. The phonemes of the Buhid (Mangyan) language of Eastern Mindoro, Philippines. Studies in Philippine linguistics 4-9. 4-9.
  • Pennoyer, F. Douglas. 1980. "Buhid and Tawbuid: A new subgrouping Mindoro, Philippines." In Paz B. Naylor (ed.), Austronesian studies: Papers from the Second Eastern Conference on Austronesian languages, 265-271. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies.

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