Atta, Pamplona

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Northern Cagayan Negrito
Autonym
Atta
Population

1,000 (1998 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,000.

Location

Cagayan Valley region: northwest Cagayan province.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Comprehension of Ibanag North [ibg] 97%, of Itawit [itv] 52%. Lexical similarity: 91% with Ibanag North, 63% with Ilocano [ilo], 69% with Itawit.

Language Use

Also use Ilocano [ilo]. Used as L2 by Faire Atta [azt], Pudtol Atta [atp].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%–25%. Literature. NT: 1996.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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