https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Llocano: A new addition to the guide?

I was just doing some research on what languages beside English are highly spoken in the US, and I came across a language spoken by Filipinos: Ilocano or Iloko (native speaker to correct me if this is not the correct term). It is spoken by about 10 million people in the Philippines (mainly Luzon). I think it would be a great addition to the guide. Information can be found here: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/ilocano.htm. Native speakers, please contribute! Let's get another Malayo-Polynesian language on here. (Tagalog does fit in this category, right?)

October 27, 2016

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lrtward

Added to the guide :)

October 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Thanks Lrtward. Looks like the downvoters are in action this morning, eh? Perhaps I should change the title...

October 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lrtward

I wouldn't worry about votes. People will find it if it's in the guide. But it would be helpful to put "Ilocano" in the title. Thank you!

October 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElijahCFGolpe

This would be really cool. I wanna learn Tagalog and Cebuano (I was born in Cebu but now I live in Seattle), and Ilocano would be cool to learn some day along with it. I've got a language schedule and it's not exactly on it but I feel like I should to get more in touch with my Filipino culture. I don't even know if my relatives speak it, but my relatives do speak Tagalog and Cebuano (however they have tried teaching me and I haven't really learned much still). So I dunno, I would love more Filipino languages to be available, it's sad to have friends who don't know much about their own culture and that goes for myself too, I wish these things were more accessible. So please Duolingo, do something with the Filipino Languages! Lol

November 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

That's very interesting! Thank you for sharing. I would like to learn more about Cebuano, but I have a schedule too, and until April I've got room for nothing but French.

November 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CARicePuff

I am sem-fluent in Ilocano and would like to contribute to Tagalog, too. But it seems that updates (for Tagalog) are kind of old? Is it in progress?

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

You can apply to contribute here: https://incubator.duolingo.com/apply. The current contributors are working very hard, so it is in progress. I think they might be having a pause.

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulAran2

Yeah... Naragsakkak met nga ada met detoy nga kurson :)

December 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Oh, do you speak it? Cool! (Or is that some other language?)

December 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulAran2

Yeah... I speak natively.... :)

December 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Have you applied to contribute? Please do so! Exciting! Or maybe you could start lessons on the forums!

December 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulAran2

Yes! I've applied now for Ilocano and Tagalog course for English speakers :)

December 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CARicePuff

Do you have link to where to apply as an Ilocano contributor?

December 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CARicePuff

I have seen a Tagalog one in the drop-down menu, ngem awan met makitak nga Ilocano.

December 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Runozuno1

My parents are Filipino but I grew up knowing little Ilocano (from my mom's side)> This will be a great addition to Duolingo!!!!

March 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bruce_in_Iloilo

How about Ilonggo/Hiligaynon as well?

January 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chaneldelacruz

I'd love to learn Ilocano. This is the main language my grandparents on my mom's side speaks.

January 13, 2019
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