Iranun language

Native to Philippines
Region Southwest Mindanao
Ethnicity Iranun people
Native speakers
unknown (250,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ill
Glottolog iran1262[2]
Areas where Iranun is spoken

The Iranun language also Iranon, Illanun is an Austronesian language belonging to the Danao languages spoken in the provinces of Maguindanao and other part of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte and Cotabato in southern Philippines and the Malaysian state of Sabah. It is the second most spoken language in Maguindanao after the Maguindanao language.[3]

it is one of the languages of the Muslims in the southern Philippines.


  1. ^ Iranun at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Iranun". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ "Maguindanao: Population to Reach One Million in 2006 (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)." National Statistics Office. N.p., 1 Oct. 2002. Web. 16 July 2013.

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