Misamis Higaonon Manobo
Native toPhilippines
RegionAgusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and portions of Bukidnon, Mindanao
Native speakers
(30,000 cited 1996)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mba

Higaonon is a Manobo language spoken on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. It is partially (80%) intelligible with Binukid.

Higaonon is spoken in the Butuan River basin of north-central Mindanao, comprising northwestern Agusan del Sur Province and the area of Agusan del Norte Province south of Butuan City.[2] According to Ethnologue, it is closely related to Binukid, with 77%–81% mutual intelligibility.[2]


  1. ^ Higaonon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Ethnologue