Kalinga, Majukayang


A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Kalinga, Madukayang, Majukayong

1,500 (1990 SIL), increasing. L2 users: Used by those intermarrying with local speakers.


Northern Luzon, south Mountain Province, Cordillera Region, Majukayong.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).


None known. 83% intelligibility of Limos Kalinga [kmk] and Balangao [blw], 86% of Tanudan Kalinga [kml]; 68% of Ilocano [ilo]. Lexical similarity: 80% with Tanudan Kalinga [kml], 68% with Limos Kalinga [kmk], 65% with Balangao [blw].

Language Use

Home, community, church. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng], Ilocano [ilo], Tagalog [tgl].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.