Usage Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, English, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian
Scripts ᜋᜒᜈ᜔ᜇᜈᜂ(Baybayin) ミンダナオ(Japanese Katakana) 민다나오(Korean Hangul) Минданао(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. min-də-NOW(English) meen-da-NA-o(Spanish, Italian) MYEEN-DA-NA-O(Japanese) MEEN-TA-NA-O(Korean) [key · IPA]
Other Forms FormsMindanaw
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 2/25/2020
From Spanish Maguindanao, a corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from the word danao meaning "lake". This is the name of an island in the Philippines.