Agutaynen

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Agutayno, Agutaynon
Population

15,000 (2007 SIL).

Location

Mimaropa region: Palawan province, Brooke’s Point, Roxas, and San Vicente municipalities on Agutaya and 5 surrounding islands; Linapacan, Manila, Mindoro, and Taytay.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 52% with Cuyonon [cyo], 71% with Calamian Tagbanwa [tbk].

Language Use

Mostly spoken in group. All ages. Neutral attitudes. Also use Cuyonon [cyo], English [eng], Filipino [fil].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 90%. Literacy rate in L2: 90% in Filipino [fil] or English [eng]. Literature. Videos. Dictionary. Texts. NT: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Culturally lowland. Christian.

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