About:Tausug is a language spoken in the province of Sulu in the Philippines, in the eastern area of the state of Sabah, Malaysia, and in North Kalimantan, Indonesia by the Tausug people. It is widely spoken in the Sulu Archipelago (Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi), Zamboanga Peninsula (Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga City), Southern Palawan, Malaysia (eastern Sabah) and Indonesia (North Kalimantan).
It is the only Philippine language spoken on the island of Borneo. It is very closely related to the Surigaonon language of the provinces Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur in the Philippines, and to the Butuanon language of northeastern Mindanao.
Also Called:Bahasa Sug, Joloano, Joloano Sulu, Moro, Moro Joloano, Sinug, Sooloo, Sulu, Suluk, Taosug, Tausog, Tausug, Taw Sug