Cebuano (Bisaya) language resources – Language Links Database

Cebuano – referred to by most of its speakers as Binisaya (or Visayan in English), is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 20 million people, mostly in the Central Visayas, most of whom belong to the Bisaya ethnic group. It is the most widely spoken of the languages within the so-named Bisayan subgroup and is closely related to other Filipino languages. 

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Native speakers: 21 million (2007), 2nd-most-spoken language in the Philippines

Native to: Philippines

Cebuano Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - a website about Cebuano (language). It contains the following categories
    • LanguageLinks - Cebuano Lessons and Phrases
    • Quod.lib - a Cebuano Grammar (in Spanish)
    • Learn101 - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
    • MyLanguages - audio lessons
    • ILanguages - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Cebuano for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
    • - a Crash Course In Colloquial Cebuano
    • Cebuwebsite - Learning Conversational Cebuano
    • Visaya-Language - a Blog About Cebuano
    • LiveLingua - Peace Corps Cebuano Course

Digitized Grammar Books

Cebuano Vocabulary

Cebuano Reading Materials

Cebuano Dictionaries

Cebuano Listening and Video Resources


  • Forvo - Pronunciation of over 350 words



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