Ayta, Bataan

Language name and Autonym:
Bataan Ayta, Bataan Sambal, Mariveles Ayta
Location:
Bataan Province, Mariveles (Luzon)
Family:
Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian
Related languages:
Lexical similarity with Botolan Sambal
Approximate Number of Speakers:
500 (2000 S. Wurm)
Ethnic population:
1,000
Status:
Endangered

 

 

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