Neha Patil

Dupaningan Agta

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Native to  Philippines
Ethnicity  Aeta
Dialects  Yaga
Region  northern Luzon
Native speakers  1,400 (2008)
Dupaningan Agta
Language family  Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Northern Luzon Northeastern Luzon Dupaningan Agta

Dupaningan Agta (Dupaninan Agta), or Eastern Cagayan Agta, is a language spoken by a semi-nomadic hunter-gatherer Negrito people of Cagayan and Isabela provinces in northern Luzon, Philippines. Its Yaga dialect is only partially intelligible.

Contents

Geographic distribution

Robinson (2008) reports Dupaningan Agta to be spoken by a total of about 1,400 people in about 35 scattered communities, each with 1-70 households.

  • Palaui Island - Speakers do not consider themselves to be Dupaningan, but the language is very similar to that of the other Dupaningans.
  • Nangaramuan, Santa Ana
  • Barongagunay, Santa Clara, Santa Ana]
  • Valley Cove, Baggao
  • Kattot
  • Bolos a Ballek (Bolos Point) - village where the Dupaningan Agta language is most widely used
  • Bolos a Dakal (Bolos, Maconacon, Isabela)
  • Santa Clara, Gonzaga, Cagayan
  • Consonants

    Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right is voiced.

    References

    Dupaningan Agta Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Smothered (film)
    Ronnie Price
    Marios Lekkas
    Topics