Kalinga, Majukayang

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Alternate Names
Kalinga, Madukayang, Majukayong
Population

1,500 (1990 SIL), increasing.

Location

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

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

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. L2 acquired through school, travel, and media; L2 used in church (Ilocano [ilo]) and travel (Tagalog [tgl] and English [eng]).

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.