Definition of Bisayan

1. Noun. A member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines.

Exact synonyms: Visayan
Group relationships: Philippines, Republic Of The Philippines
Specialized synonyms: Cebuan
Generic synonyms: Filipino



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisayan

Birbeck
Birbeck's granule
Birch-Hirschfeld
Birch-Hirschfeld stain
Bird's Head
Bird's sign
Bird Parker
Birkenhead
Birkenhead drill
Birman
Birmingham
Birmingham screwdriver
Birnavirus
Biro
Birobidzhan
Bisayan
Bisayas
Biscay
Biscayan
Biscayans
Biscayne
Biscayne Bay
Biscayne National Park
Bischof
Bischof's myelotomy
Biscutalla laevigata
Biscutella
Bishkek
Bishnupriya Manipuri
Bishop's sphygmoscope

Literary usage of Bisayan

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1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1904)
"Of these, panag and pani are found as verbal particles in bisayan. ... Cf. bisayan bog ho ' to be jealous.' The particle -panyi, however, is, ..."

2. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1847)
"The bisayan language is a cognate of the Tagala, though a distinct dialect. 3. ... It lies in the direct chain which runs from Luzon through the bisayan ..."

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