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Arta

A language of Philippines

ISO 639-3atz

Population  15 (2000 S. Wurm). 12 in Villa Santiago, 1 in Villa Gracia, 3 or 4 in Nagtipunan (1992 L. Reid). Ethnic population: 150.
Region  Quirino Province, Aglipay town, Villa Santiago, Villa Gracia, Nagtipunan town.
Language map  Northern Philippines, reference number 30
Dialects  Not similar to any other language (1992 L. Reid).
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Northern Luzon, Arta
Language use  3 families speak Arta in the home (1992 L. Reid). Negative or neutral attitude. Also use Ilocano [ilo] or Casiguran Dumagat Agta [dgc].
Comments  Negrito. Nearly extinct.
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