Itneg, Inlaod


A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Inlaod, Tinggian, Tinguian

9,000 (2003 SIL). 61,500 in all Itneg varieties (2005 UNSD).


Cordillera Administrative Region: Abra province, a few villages in Danglas, Lagangilang, Langiden, and Penarubia municipalities.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).


None known. Lexical similarity: Inlaod of Langiden 73% with Ilocano [ilo]; Inlaod of Danglas 71% with Ilocano, 75%–77% with Binongan Itneg [itb], 75%–76% with Masadiit [tis] of Sallapadan, 74%–75% with Moyadan Itneg [ity]. Inlaod of Langiden and Inlaod of Danglas 86% with each other.

Language Use

Vigorous in some communities. Home, community. Some young people, all adults. Use among children decreasing. Also use English [eng], Filipino [fil], Ilocano [ilo].

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