Kalinga, Tanudan

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Lower Tanudan, Lower Tanudan Kalinga, Mangali Kalinga
Population

11,200 (1998 SIL), increasing. 1,120 monolinguals.

Location

Cordillera Administrative Region: south Kalinga province, south end of Tanudan valley.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Minangali (Mangali), Tinaloctoc (Taluctoc), Pinangol (Pangul), Dacalan, Lubo. Intelligibility: 79% of Limos Kalinga [kmk], 66% of Guinaang dialect of Lubuagan Kalinga [knb]. Lexical similarity: 97% with Pinangol dialect, 80% with Madukayang Kalinga [kmd].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng], Filipino [fil], Ilocano [ilo].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 82%. Literacy rate in L2: 70%–82%. Literature. Bible portions: 1980–1987.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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