Definición de Hiligaynon en inglés:

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Hiligaynon

Pronunciación: /ˌhɪlɪˈɡeɪnən/

sustantivo (plural igual or Hiligaynons)

1A member of a people inhabiting Panay, Negros, and other islands in the central Philippines.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Hiligaynon, like all Filipinos, enjoy watching television and going to the movies.
  • Visayas, especially Hiligaynons, now comprise the majority of people living within the province.
  • These are also part of our cultural heritage as Hiligaynons like the churches, old houses, old establishments, cemetery capillas, historical sites, etc.
2 [mass noun] The Austronesian language of the Hiligaynon, with about 5 million speakers. Also called Ilonggo.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other regions of Panay have their own distinct speech forms, but these are mutually intelligible with Hiligaynon.
  • Half of the children were taught completely in English for four grades while other children were taught first for two years in Hiligaynon.

adjetivo

Relating to the Hiligaynon or their language.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Hiligaynon language is the language of Iloilo province, which has come to be spoken throughout the Western Visayas region.
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