Caluyanun

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Caluyanen, Caluyanhon
Population

30,000 (1994 SIL). Very few monolinguals.

Location

Western Visayas, Antique Province, Caluya Islands.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Semirara. 69% comprehension of Hiligaynon [hil], 62% of Cuyonon [cyo].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Hiligaynon [hil] and Tagalog [tgl].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 67%. Literacy rate in L2: 67%. Occasional use in primary and secondary schools. Poetry. NT: 1990.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian.