Agta, Pahanan

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Palanan Agta
Population

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

Location

Luzon, Isabela province east coast, between Divilacan bay and Dinapigue town, inland to San Mariano.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Similar to Paranan [prf].

Language Use

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

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Literacy rate in L2: 1%. Taught in secondary schools. Bible portions: 1988–2006.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.