Manobo, Ata


A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Ata of Davao, Atao Manobo, Langilan

11,600 (2005 UNSD). 227,000 all Manobo (2005 UNSD).


Davao region: Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur provinces, areas all northwest; Northern Mindanao region: southeast Bukidnon province.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–30%. Literature. NT: 2000.

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Ata [atm] of Mabinay, Negros Oriental, and Atta languages. A Negrito people.

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