Ifugao, Mayoyao

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Ifugaw, Mayaoyaw, Mayoyao
Population

30,000 (2007 SIL).

Location

Luzon, Ifugao Province.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

86%–94% intelligibility of Batad Ifugao [ifb]. Grammatical markers are different. Lexical similarity: 54% with Batad Ifugao [ifb].

Language Use

Home and personal interaction; in school for bridging; some churches. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Ilocano [ilo] or English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: more than 60%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–60%. Taught in primary schools. Poetry. New media. NT: 2004.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.