Constructive Analysis of True and False Cognates in Filipino and Cuyonon – Part 3

Here’s series number 3 of the Constructive Analysis of True or False Cognates in Filipino and Cuyonon. by: Florida V. Dangan, taken from the Tenth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, January 2006 Palawan, Philippines.

It is recommended to read Part1, Part 2 of this series before you continue. Meantime, here’s findings number 3:

3. The initial and middle h sound is deleted in most Cuyonon words.

Example:

FILIPINO CUYONON MEANING
ami:han amyan east wind
anghit angit repulsive body odor
hilaw ilaw unripe, uncooked

Link to part 4

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