Itneg, Masadiit

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A language of Philippines

Population

7,500. 61,500 in all Itneg varieties (2005 UNSD).

Location

Cordillera Administrative Region: Abra province, Boliney, Bucloc, and Sallapadan municipalities; Kalinga province, western border.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Masadiit Boliney, Masadiit Sallapadan. Lexical similarity: 62% with Ilocano [ilo], 70% with Guinaang Kalinga [knb], 86% with Binongan Itneg [itb].

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, community. All ages. Also use English [eng], Filipino [fil], Ilocano [ilo].

Language Development
Literature.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

Other Comments

Christian.

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