Definition of Kapampangan in English:

Kapampangan

noun

  • 1A member of a people of central Luzon island in the Philippines, principally inhabiting its central plain around the Pampanga river.

  • 2The Northern Philippine language of the Kapampangans.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Kapampangans or their language.

Origin

1960s. From Kapampangan kapampangan, self-designation and name of a river and province, lit. ‘place of many river banks’ from ka- -an, affix sequence forming locative nouns having the characteristics of the root word + pampang river bank.

Pronunciation

Kapampangan

/ˌkapəmˈpaŋ(ə)n//ˌkʌpəmˈpʌŋ(ə)n/