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also I·lo·ka·no  (ē′lō-kä′nō)
n. pl. Ilocano or I·lo·ca·nos also Ilokano or I·lo·ka·nos
1. A member of an agricultural people of northern Luzon in the Philippines.
2. The Austronesian language of the Ilocano.
Relating to the Ilocano or their language or culture.

[Spanish Ilócano, from Ilocano Ilóko, people who live along the shore (unattested sense), Austronesian people of the Philippines; perhaps akin to luék, luók, cove.]


or I•lo•ka•no

(ˌi loʊˈkɑ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos, (esp. collectively) -no.
1. a member of a people of the Philippines, mainly of NW and central Luzon.
2. the Austronesian language of the Ilocanos.
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This includes Filipino, Hiligaynon, Kapampangan, and Ilokano,' says Daan van Esch, Gboard Technical Program Manager, in a blogpost.
Google said the latest update of Gboard includes support for Central Bicolano, the fifth Philippine language after Filipino, Hiligaynon, Kapampangan and Ilokano.
Talagang napakalaking tulong iyan para sa turismo at alam naman natin na kapag malakas ang turismo nakikinabang sa pamamagitan ng pagkakaroon ng hanapbuhay ang napakaraming mga Ilokano (That is a great help to the tourism industry and we know that when tourism is robust, many Ilocanos benefit from the job opportunities]," he aded.
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Extending further to the larger Bornean-Philippine literature, one may be tempted to align the term kelelungan with the following terms of phonetic and semantic similarity, namely Isneg kaduduwa 'soul, the spirit who leaves the body at death', Tagalog kaluluwa 'soul, spirit; vital principle' or Ilokano kararua 'soul; spirit.
Seven decades have passed and residents of Ilocos continue admiring and patronizing the Ilokano blankets that she still weaves," said Aquino, referring to Gamayo who started weaving inabel in her hometown in Lumbaan in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, at 16 in 1940.
That familiar Ilokano toscani, her cheeks sucking air,
In Ilokano, for example, the intensifying adjectival prefix naka- selects for a reduplicated base whose first member is truncated to a maximal syllable, or perhaps minimal foot (CVC):
The questionnaire was written both in English and in the vernacular language, Ilokano, to ensure comprehension of the questions and items asked.
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