The languages of the Philippines
The Austronesian expansion and the language shift of Negrito towards Austronesian languages resulted in the myriad languages spoken today.
More than 160 languages are spoken throughout the 7000 islands of the Philippines. However, many of these languages remain undescribed, click here to see a quick presentation about the state of art of the documentation of Philippine Languages, by linguist Hsiu Chuan Liao.
Click here or on the map to see the languages. The map has been created by Muturzikin, a very interesting project of linguistic cartography.