Isinai language

Native to Philippines
Region Luzon
Native speakers
(5,500 cited 1990 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 inn
Glottolog isin1239[2]

Area where Isinai is spoken[1]

Isinai (also spelled Isinay) is a Northern Luzon language primarily spoken in Nueva Vizcaya province in the northern Philippines. By linguistic classification, it is more divergent from other South-Central Cordilleran languages, such as Kalinga, Itneg or Ifugao and Kankanaey.

According to the Ethnologue, Isinai is spoken in Bambang, Dupax del Sur, and Aritao municipalities, alongside Ilocano.


  1. 1 2 Isinai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Isinai". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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