Inagta Partido language

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Inagta Partido
Isarog Agta
Native to Philippines
Ethnicity 1,000 (1984)[1]
Native speakers
5 at most  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 agk
Glottolog isar1235[2]

Inagta Partido (Isarog Agta) is a nearly extinct Bikol language spoken by a semi-nomadic hunter-gatherer Agta (Negrito) people of the Philippines. It is found on Mount Isarog east of Naga City.

According to Lobel (2013:68), there are no speakers of Inagta Partido under 60. It is a moribund language. The Ethnologue cites a report from 2000 that there were then only five speakers from an ethnic population of about 1,000.[3]

Inagta Partido has borrowed heavily from Bikol languages such as Bikol Naga and Bikol Partido, but has a non-Bikol substratum (Lobel 2013:69).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Inagta Partido at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Isarog Agta". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Ethnologue link to language agk