Tausug
Bahasa Sūg
بَهَسَ سُوگ
Country Philippines, Malaysia
Region — Spoken throughout the Sulu Archipelago and eastern Sabah
— Also spoken in Zamboanga City
Ethnicity Tausug
Speakers
1.1 million (2000)
Family
Writing
Latin (Malay alphabet)
Arabic (Jawi)
AreaJolo, Sulu Archipelago. Palawan Island, Basilan Island, Zamboanga City and environs. Also in Indonesia (Kalimantan), Malaysia (Sabah).
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 tsg
Glottolog taus1251
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  Areas where Tausug is the majority language
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