Agta, Pahanan

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Palanan Agta
Autonym
Pahanan
Population

1,700 (2009 J. Lobel), increasing.

Location

Cagayan Valley region: Isabela province east coast, between Divilacan bay and Dinapigue town, inland to San Mariano.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Paranan [prf].

Language Use

Home, church, village meetings. All ages. Positive attitudes. Most also use Filipino [fil]. Some also use Ilocano [ilo].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%. Taught in grades 1–2. Bible portions: 1988–2006.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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