Waray language resources – Language Links Database

Waray (also known as Waray-Waray/Binisaya nga Waray) - is an Austronesian language and the fifth-most-spoken native regional language of the Philippines, native to Eastern Visayas. It is the native language of the Waray people and second language of the Abaknon people of Capul, Northern Samar, and some Cebuano-speaking peoples of western and southern parts of Leyte island. It is the third most spoken language among the Bisayan languages, only behind Cebuano and Hiligaynon.

More information: Wikipedia

Native speakers:  3.6 million (2015 census)

Official language in: Regional language in the Philippines

Waray Grammar and Pronunciation

Waray Reading Materials

Waray Dictionaries

Waray Listening and Video Resources

TV / Video / Movies

  • YouTube - How to Speak Waray Language Fast (with Filipino and English Translation) “This video will help you learn useful phrases in Waray-Waray with English and Filipino Translations.”
  • YouTube - Learn to SPEAK WARAY with this 100 WARAY WORDS (with English Translations)
  • Waraylessons.byethost32.com - Waray Lessons - “There are 23 lessons, which are in PDF format.”


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