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Ybanag Greetings

Here are some Ybanag phrases you can learn to greet whenever you’re in the Cagayan Valley Region: Good Morning! Nacasta nga umma nikaw. (Literal, beautiful morning to you) Dios ta umma nikaw. (Literal, God be with you in the morning) … Continue reading

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Cagayan Provincial Hymn in Ibanag

My Notes: My direct translation to English may be inaccurate as I am not a native speaker of the language. I have only spoken the language since I was 11 years old. I came to learn of the provincial hymn … Continue reading

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Counting Numbers and Pronouns in Ybanag

Learning the Ybanag (also Ibanag) may be a little bit difficult as it does somehow resemble any other Filipino Language except for the double letters it uses and its pronunciation.  Ybanag is one of the few Filipino Languages that also … Continue reading

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