Moppiyon Dinoggan, Moka-atag ki Disas Krays (OBONT)
Obo Manobo (obo) Philippines The population of the Obo Manobo is 60,000 with 20,000 monolinguals speakers. The Manobo are probably the most numerous of the ethnic groups of the Philippines in terms of the relationships and names of the various groups that belong to this family of languages. They live in the region of Northeastern slope of Mt. Apo, between Davao del Sur and North Cotabato, Mindanao. Alternate names are Bagobo, Kidapawan Manobo, Obo Bagobo. There are nine dialects, Kidapawan Manobo, Magpet Manobo, Arakan Manobo, Marilog, Tigwa, (Matigsalug Manobo [mbt], Language classification is Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Greater Central Philippine, Manobo, Central, South, Obo. The language is used in the home, market, church and by all ages. Some also use Cebuano [ceb] or Tagabawa [bgs]. Language development includes literacy work and is ongoing. The language is taught in primary and secondary schools. They have radio programs. The writing system is in the Latin script.
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