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Cebuano alphabet and characters

Cebuano is written with the Latin alphabet consisting of 20 letters, representing 5 vowels and 15 consonants.

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Cebuano language alphabet

Cebuano grammar rules

Cebuano shares many features with other Austronesian languages of the Philippines such as Tagalog and Ilokano.

Nouns are marked for number. Plural is expressed by putting ‘’mga’’ in front of the noun.

Nouns are preceded by the markers ‘’si’’ for names of people (personal) and ‘’ang’’ for everything else (common).

Cebuano formatting rules

First day of the weekMonday
Working daysMonday to Friday
Short date formatMM-dd-yyyy
e.g. 03-17-2016
Long date formatmmmm dd, yyyy
e.g. Marso 26, 2016

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