Tausug Submitted Place Names

Tausug names are used in the Philippines by speakers of Tausug.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Basilan (Island & Political Subdivision) Filipino, Tausug, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Probably from Tausug basi'-lan meaning "iron way, iron road" or basi'-balan meaning "magnetic iron". This is the name of an island province of the Philippines.
Indunisiya (Country) Arabic, Somali, Tausug
Arabic, Somali, and Tausug form of Indonesia.
Jipun (Country) Iban, Tausug
Iban and Tausug form of Japão (see Japan).
Misil (Country) Tausug, Yakan
Tausug and Yakan form of Misr, used for Egypt.
Sandakan (Other) Malay, Malaysian, Tausug
The word Sandakan in the Tausug language means "The place that was pawned". Sandokan and Shandagen are amongst its many variants.
Tawi-Tawi (Political Subdivision & Island) Filipino, Tausug, Tagalog, English
From Sinama Jawi Jawi, which is derived from Malay jejawi meaning "banyan tree". This is the name of an island and province in the southern Philippines.