Itneg, Inlaod


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Itneg, Inlaod

Alternate Names
Inlaod, Tinggian, Tinguian
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9,000 (2003 SIL).


Northern Luzon, Abra Province, a few villages in Penarubia, Lagangilang, Danglas, and Langiden municipalities; southwest of Binongan Itneg [itb] and northwest of Masadiit Itneg [tis] language areas.

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. Use among children decreasing. Also use English [eng], Filipino [fil], Ilocano [ilo].

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