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Waray / Samarenyo

Waray (also Waray-WaraySamar-LeyteWinarayBinisaya nga WinaraySamarenyo and Lineyte-Samarnon) is the fifth-most-spoken native language of the Philippines, specific to the provinces of SamarNorthern SamarEastern SamarBiliran, and the north-east of Leyte Island (surrounding Tacloban).

The language name comes from the word often heard by non-speakers, "waray" (meaning "none" or "nothing" in Waray); similarly, Cebuanos are known in Leyte as "mga Kana" and their language as "Kana" (after the oft-heard word "kana", meaning "that" in the Cebuano language).