Mariveleño language

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Bataan Ayta, Magbukun Ayta
Native to Philippines
Region Mariveles
Native speakers
1,000 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ayt
Glottolog bata1297[2]

Mariveleño (also known as Magbikin,[3] Bataan Ayta, or Magbukun Ayta) is a Sambalic language. It has around 500 speakers (Wurm 2000) and is spoken within an Aeta community in Mariveles in the Philippines.

Reid (1994)[3] reports the following Magbikin locations.

Himes (2012)[4] also collected Magbukun data from Biaan, Mariveles, Bataan.

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  1. ^ Mariveleño at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bataan Ayta". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ a b Reid, Lawrence A. 1994. "Possible Non-Austronesian Lexical Elements in Philippine Negrito Languages." In Oceanic Linguistics, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jun. 1994), pp. 37-72.
  4. ^ Himes, Ronald S. 2012. “The Central Luzon Group of Languages”. Oceanic Linguistics 51 (2). University of Hawai'i Press: 490–537.