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Kankanay, Northern

A language of Philippines

ISO 639-3xnn

Population  70,000 (1987 SIL).
Region  Luzon, west Mountain Province, southeast Ilocos Sur.
Language map  Northern Philippines, reference number 64
Alternate names   Sagada Igorot, Western Bontoc
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Northern Luzon, Meso-Cordilleran, South-Central Cordilleran, Central Cordilleran, North Central Cordilleran, Nuclear Cordilleran, Bontok-Kankanay, Kankanay
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 65%–70%. Literacy rate in L2: 65%–70%. Grammar. NT: 1984.
Writing system  Latin script.