Native toPhilippines
RegionOriental Mindoro
Native speakers
4,200 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tdy

The Tadyawan language is a language spoken by Mangyans in the southern Lake Naujan in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines.


Tweddell (1970:195)[2] lists four dialects.

Nauhan and East Aglubang are close to each other. The West Aglubang is spoken farthest out and has strong Alangan influence.

Barbian (1977)[3] lists the following locations.


  1. ^ Tadyawan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Tweddell, Colin E. 1970. “The Identity and Distribution of the Mangyan Tribes of Mindoro, Philippines”. Anthropological Linguistics 12 (6).
  3. ^ Barbian, Karl-Josef. 1977. English-Mangyan vocabulary. Cebu City: University of San Carlos.