Bogkalot

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Bugkalut, Bukalot, Ilongot, Lingotes
Autonym
Bogkalot
Population

103,000 (2005 UNSD), decreasing.

Location

Cagayan Valley region: south Nueva Vizcaya province; Quirino province, Nagtipunan area.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Abaka (Abaca), Egongot, Ibalao (Ibilao), Italon, Iyongut.

Language Use

Some young people, all adults. Most also use Tagalog [tgl], especially by those from Nueva Vizcaya who are close to Tagalog- speaking provinces. Many also use Ilocano [ilo], especially those from Quirino Province who are close to Ilocano speakers.

Language Development
NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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