Agta, Dupaninan

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Dupaningan Agta, Eastern Cagayan Agta
Population

1,200 (1986 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,500 (2007 L. Reid).

Location

Cagayan Valley region: Cagayan and Isabela provinces, south Divilacan bay north to Palaui island.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Yaga, Tanglagan, Santa Ana-Gonzaga, Barongagunay, Palaui Island, Camonayan, Valley Cove, Bolos Point, Peñablanca, Roso (Southeast Cagayan), Santa Margarita. Intelligibility of Yaga dialect 83%. Yaga and Central Cagayan Agta [agt] are 63% intelligible. Lexical similarity: 51% between Central Cagayan Agta [agt] and Tanglagan dialect, 66% between Central Cagayan Agta [agt] and Yaga dialect.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Below 1%. Literature. Grammar. Texts. NT: 2001.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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