Hiligaynon belongs to the Visayan branch of the Austronesian language family with about 11 million speakers in Western Visayas in the Philippines, 7 million of whom speak is as a native language. An additional 4,000,000 are capable of speaking it with substantial degree of proficiency. Hiligaynon is concentrated in the provinces of Iloilo and Negros Occidental.

Map of Hiligaynon language speakers.
Map of Hiligaynon language speakers.

Basic stats

First language : 7 million

Second language : 4 million

Main Countries: Philippines

Alternate names: Ilonggo, Illogo, Hiligainon

ISO 639-3 Code: hil

Language Sample

Ang tanan nga tao ginbun-ag nga hilway kag may pag-alalangay sa dungog kag katarungan. Sila ginhatagan sang pagpamat-od kag konsensya kag nagakadapat nga magbinuligay sa kahulugan sang pag-inuturay.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Hiligaynon:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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