Definition of Pampangan in English:

Pampangan

(also Pampanga, Pampango)

noun

  • 1A member of a people of Luzon Island in the Philippines; = Kapampangan.

  • 2The Northern Philippine language of the Pampangans; = Kapampangan.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Pampangans or their language; = Kapampangan.

Origin

Early 18th century. In some forms from Spanish pampango, adjective from Kapampangan pampang riverbank. In β form, probably originally shortened from kapampangan, self-designation and name of a river and province; later probably from the name of the Pampanga river and province in central Luzon Island + -an.

Pronunciation

Pampangan

/pamˈpaŋ(ə)n//pamˈpaŋɡ(ə)n/