Ata language (Negros)

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Native toPhilippines
RegionNegros Island
Extinct(3–4 elderly speakers reported in 2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3atm

Ata is a nearly extinct Philippine Negrito language spoken in Negros Island in the Visayas region of the Philippines.

Ata is spoken by no more than 3 or 4 elderly individuals around Mabinay and Bais City, Negros Island, Philippines (Lobel 2013:85).[1]


  1. ^ a b Lobel, Jason William (2013). Philippine and North Bornean languages: issues in description, subgrouping, and reconstruction (PDF) (Ph.D. dissertation thesis). Manoa: University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ata". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.