Small surigaonon (surigao), in a malayo-Polynesian language that may include 1 million speakers. The surigao, is a southern bisaya language. This poem, translated, comes from Davao in the Philippines. Today you are from there, it is this translation which speaks to you, morning and evening, when you tie or untie your hair, in watching you doing!
The surigaonon is officially recognized in the Philippines as a regional language. Although neighbors and influenced, the Surigaonons form a distinct group of Cebuanos.