Bontok

noun
Bon·​tok | \ bänˈtäk \
variants: or less commonly Bontoc
plural Bontok or Bontoks also Bontoc or Bontocs

Definition of Bontok

1a : a predominantly pagan people inhabiting northern Luzon, Philippines — compare igorot
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Bontok people

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native name in northern Luzon

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“Bontok.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bontok. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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