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Agta, Casiguran Dumagat

A language of Philippines

ISO 639-3dgc

Population  610 (2000 T. Headland).
Region  Luzon east coast, Aurora Province.
Language map  Northern Philippines, reference number 29
Alternate names   Casiguran Dumagat
Dialects  Intelligibility with Paranan [agp] 83%.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Northern Luzon, Northern Cordilleran, Northeastern Luzon, Northern
Language use  All ages. Also use Filipino [fil].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 2%. Literacy rate in L2: 2%. NT: 1979.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Negrito. There is pressure from Filipino homesteaders moving into the area. Traditional lands now used by homesteaders for agriculture. Hunter-gatherers.