Agta, Mt. Iriga

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Alternate Names
Lake Buhi West, Mt. Iriga Negrito, San Ramon Inagta
Population

1,500 (1979 SIL).

Location

Luzon, Bicol region, east of Iriga city, west of Lake Buhi.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

86% intelligibility of Rinconada Bikol [bto], 82% of Mt. Iraya Agta [atl], 72% of Central Bikol [bcl] (Naga dialect). Intelligibility of Naga Bikol for Mt. Iriga Agta doubtful. Lexical similarity: 76% with Iriga City Bikol [bto], 66% with Mt. Iraya Agta [atl], 66% with Central Bikol [bcl] (Naga dialect).

Language Use

Also use some Filipino [fil]. Rinconada Bikol [bto] has higher prestige.