Pandan Bikol language

Pandan Bikol, or Northern Catanduanes Bicolano, is one of the three groups of the Bikol languages. It is spoken in Pandan and northeastern portion of Catanduanes.

Pandan Bikol
Native toPhilippines
RegionPandan and north-east Catanduanes
Native speakers
78,000 (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3cts
Glottolognort2883[2]

ExamplesEdit

W-H questionsEdit

  • What? - Ano?
  • Who? - Si-no?
  • Where? - Si-in?
  • When? - Sa-no?
  • Why? - Ta-yon?
  • How? - Painano?
  • How much? - Mamila?/ Amamila/ Apila?
  • How many? - Pila?
  • Who are you? - Si-no Ka?
  • What is your name? - Ano yo pangaran mo?
  • When is your Birthday - Sa-no ka namundag?/ ka-ano ka namundag?
  • Where do you live? - Si-in ka ga-estar? Taga siin ka?

AnimalsEdit

  • Cat - Kuting/ Kurasmag/ Kusmag
  • Dog - Ayam/ Gamadya/ Gadya
  • Cow - Baka
  • Carabao - Karbaw
  • Pig - Orig/ Tibos (Male brooding pig)
  • Rat - Ilaga
  • Ant - Habon
  • Chicken - Manok/ Mardos
  • Lizard - Tagaw
  • Gecko - Tuko
  • Snake - Haras
  • Bird - Iwata

Common phrasesEdit

  • I hate you! - Nauyam/Naunga ako sa imo!
  • I love you. - Naomok/Namoot ako sa imo.
  • Let's talk. - Maistoryahan kita.
  • Can I join? - Pwede ako magsado?/ Pwede ako mag-iba?
  • Pleased to meet you. - Kaogmahan kong mabisto ka.
  • How you doin'? - Kamusta ka?
  • Please let me know. - Ipaaram mo sana ako.
  • Please help me. - Tabangi man ako.
  • Can you teach me? -Pwede mo akong hunuhan?
  • I want to learn your language. - Gusto ko makasusod nin tataramon ninyo.
  • Good morning! - Madyag na aga!
  • Good afternoon! - Madyag na hapon!
  • Good evening! - Madyag na gabi!
  • Let's eat. - Makaon kita.
  • You're beautiful. - Magayon ka.
  • Please call me. - Bura ka tabi sa ako.
  • Can I ask you a favor? - Pwede maghagad nin pabor/tuwang/tabang?

CountingEdit

  • One - Sado / Uno
  • Two - Dawha / Dos
  • Three - Tatlo / Tres
  • Four - Apat / Kwatro
  • Five - Lima / Singko
  • Six - Anom / Sais
  • Seven - Pito / Syete
  • Eight - Waro / Otso
  • Nine - Siyam / Nuwebe
  • Ten - Sampuro / Dyes
  • Eleven - Onse
  • Twelve - Dose
  • Thirteen- Trese
  • Fourteen- Katorse
  • Fifteen- Kinse
  • Sixteen- Disesais
  • Seventeen- Disesyete
  • Eighteen- Diseotso
  • Nineteen- Disenuwebe
  • Twenty - Byente
  • Twenty-one - Byente uno
  • Fifty - Singkwenta
  • One hundred - Sanggatos
  • One hundred thirty-five (135) - Syento traynta i singko
  • Five hundred - Kinyentos
  • One thousand - Sangribo
  • One thousand Five hundred - Mil kinyentos
  • Two thousand - Dos mil
  • Five thousand - Singko mil
  • Ten thousand - Dies mil
  • Twenty thousand - Byente mil
  • Fifty thousand - Singkwenta mil

Common adjectivesEdit

  • Beautiful - Magayon
  • Ugly - Maraot / Pangit / Kalain
  • Hot - Mainit / Maaringahot
  • Cold - Malipot
  • Good - Madyag
  • Bad - Maraot / Malain
  • Great - Matibay / Maurag
  • Sick - Igakarudog / Gakarudog
  • Fast - Mabilis / Apura
  • Slow - Maluway
  • High - Harangkaw
  • Low - Hababa
  • Deep - Hararom
  • Wide - Harapad
  • Loose - Haruga
  • Narrow - Siot
  • Heavy - Magubat
  • Dark - Madurom / Maitom

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pandan Bikol at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Northern Catanduanes Bicolano". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.