The population among the Bisayan islands was quite surprisingly small, considering its present proportions.
The Bisayan has more Malay words than have the dialects spoken in Luzon.
Volunteers and Bisayan corsairs were called to aid the regular troops.
Up to date about two hundred Bisayan Indians have died, most of them from diseases.
The Spanish expeditions found many coasts and islands in the Bisayan group without inhabitants.
In Tagalog and Bisayan the letter “n” is dropped and the word is pronounced “be-lat′-ic.”
For rice there are no less than sixty-five words in Bisayan; for bamboo, twenty.
He was a grand minister of the gospel, and knew the Bisayan tongue very well.
He understood the Bisayan language very well, and consequently learned the one peculiar to that island in a short time.
Physically and mentally they are inferior to the Tagalogs, and superior to the inhabitants of the eastern Bisayan Islands.