Ga’dang

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Baliwon, Gaddang, Ginabwal
Population

L1 users: 6,000 (2002 SIL). Very few monolinguals.

Location

Cordillera Administrative Region: Ifugao province, Potia; Kalinga province, Tabuk city; Mountain province, Paracelis.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 80% with Gaddang [gad].

Language Use

Also use Ilocano [ilo].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 60%–80%. Literacy rate in L2: 60%–80%. Literature. NT: 2000.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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