I-wak

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Iwaak
Population

3,260 (2000).

Location

Luzon, Benguet Province, east Itogon municipality, Tojongan, Bakes, Lebeng, Domolpos, Bujasjas, and Kayo-ko villages; also in Nueva Vizcayay Province, Kayapa municipality, Salaksak village.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Karao [kyj], Ibaloi [ibl], and Kallahan [kak].

Other Comments

Less acculturated to outside culture than other mountain groups. Possibly people group speaks only Kallahan [kak] in Nueva Vizcaya.