Tuwali language

Tuwali language is a native language indigenous to Ifugao. It is mainly spoken in the whole province. Its different varieties distinguish the municipality.

Tuwali
Native toPhilippines
RegionKiangan, Ifugao
Native speakers
30,000 (2000)[1]
Latin
Official status
Official language in
Regional language in the Philippines
Language codes
ISO 639-3ifk
Glottologtuwa1243[2]
Ph locator ifugao kiangan.png
Ifugao, showing the location of Kiangan

Kiangan is the oldest town in the province. It derives its name from Kiangan, an ancient village near the bank of the Ibulao River across the Lagawe valley.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tuwali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tuwali Ifugao". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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