Yogad language

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Native toPhilippines
Native speakers
(16,000 cited 1990 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3yog
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Area where the Yogad language is spoken

Yogad is an Austronesian language spoken primarily in Echague, Isabela and other nearby towns in the province in northern Philippines.


The Yogad alphabet has 21 letters composed of 16 consonants and 5 vowels.[3]

Yogad Alphabet
Majuscule Letter A B K D E F G
Minuscule Letter a b k d e f g
IPA /a/ /b/ /k/ /d/ /ɛ/ /f/ /ɡ/
Majuscule Letter H I L M N NG O
Minuscule Letter h i l m n ng o
IPA /h/ /i/ /l/ /m/ /n/ /ŋ/ /o/
Majuscule Letter P R S T U W Y
Minuscule Letter p r s t u w y
IPA /p/ /ɾ/ /s/ /t/ /u/ /w/ /j/


  1. ^ Yogad at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yogad". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Yogad:First Primer". The Summer Institute of Linguistics. 1956.
  • Davis, Philip W. and Angel D. Mesa. 2000. A Dictionary of Yogad. Munich, Germany: Lincom Europa.