The language is referred to as "Ilonggo" in Negros Occidental and in Iloilo. The language is associated with people living in Panay and the culture associated with the people speaking Hiligaynon. I am a native speaker of Illonggo and Tagalog. I also speak three other languages.
Monday, October 20, 2008
Yes.- Hu-o. No.- Indî. Thank you.- Salamat. Sorry. - Pasensya/Pasaylo. Help! - Bulig! / Tabang! Delicious!- Namit! Take care.- Halong. Are you mad?- Akig ka? I don't know.- Ambot. That's wonderful!- Námì-námì man (i)nâ!