Hiligaynon

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Hil•i•gay•non

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n., pl. -nons (esp. collectively) -non
1. a member of a people of the central Philippines, living mainly on Panay and W Negros.
2. the Austronesian language of the Hiligaynons.
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The works of newly named National Artist Ramon Muzones, a novelist in the Hiligaynon language, were read at the Ateneo de Manila University.
Regaling the packed crowd at the UP Visayas-Iloilo auditorium with several impromptu quips in the Hiligaynon language, Santiago said she was not beaten by her cancer.
Angelo from Iloilo indicated that the Hiligaynon language, which is malambing (mellifluous) even when someone is trying to kill you, plays an important role in the culture of Western Visayas.
Hence, he formed the Hubon Manugrara, a group of student writers who are being trained in creative writing in the Kiniray-a and Hiligaynon languages. As their mentor, Insilada encourages them to contribute their articles in magazines.