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  • Kyrgyzstan - Maps | Ethnologue
    notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road Dallas TX 75236 5629 USA publications intl

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  • Laos - Languages | Ethnologue
    Lahu Loheirn Musser Dam Northern Lahu Nyi Luhishi Luhushi Musseh Daeng Red Lahu Southern Lahu Shehleh Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Lahu Shi lhi Bokeo Province Kentung 3 000 in Laos 2007 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kui Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Central Comments Traditional religion More Information Lamet lbn Northwest Oudomxai Luang Namtha and Bokeo provinces 19 800 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 19 932 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kha Lamet Khamed Khamet Lemet Rmeet Dialects Lower Lamet Upper Lamet Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Palaungic Eastern Palaungic Lametic Comments Glossonym Lamet in Laos Khamet in Thailand Traditional religion More Information Lao lao Mekong river valley Luang Prabang south to the Cambodia border Lao Khrang dialect is in Nakhonsawan and Nakhon Pathom areas 3 070 000 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 3 273 180 L2 users 800 000 in Laos Status 1 National Statutory national language 2003 Constitution Article 89 Alternate Names Eastern Thai Lào Lao Kao Lao Wiang Lao Lum Lao Noi Lao Tai Laotian Laotian Tai Lum Lao Phou Lao Rong Kong Tai Lao Dialects Lao Kao Lao Khrang Luang Prabang Pakse Savannakhet Suwannakhet Vientiane Wiang Jan Dialect subgroup with Northeastern Tai tts of Thailand Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Southwestern Comments The Lao Kao migrated to Thailand and are in Nan Loei Saraburi and elsewhere Buddhist Christian traditional religion More Information Laopang lbg Bokeo Province 9 550 2000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Laopa Classification Sino Tibetan Tibeto Burman Ngwi Burmese Ngwi Unclassified More Information Laos Sign Language lso Scattered Status 6a Vigorous Classification Deaf sign language Comments Possibly more than one language More Information Lave brb Attapu and Champasak provinces Laos Cambodia border 22 800 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 32 235 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Brao Braou Brau Brou Laveh Love Proue Rawe Dialects Palau Reportedly similar to Kru ng 2 krr Kavet krv and Sou sqq Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Bahnaric West Bahnaric Brao Kravet Comments Glossonym Lave in Laos Traditional religion More Information Laven lbo Southwest Champasak Salavan Xekong and Attapu provinces Boloven plateau 28 100 in Laos Bradley 2007 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Boloven Boriwen Jaru Jru Jruq Laweenjru Loven Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Bahnaric West Bahnaric Laven Comments Different from Brao brb Traditional religion More Information Lü khb North Phongsali Luang Namtha Bokeo Oudomxai Xiagnabouli and Louangphabang provinces 123 000 in Laos 2005 census Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Lu Lue Pai I Shui Pai I Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Southwestern Comments Traditional religion Buddhist More Information Mal mlf Xiagnabouli Province Phiang district west of the Mekong 23 200 in Laos 1995 census Population total all countries 26 200 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Htin Khatin Thin Tin T in Dialects None known Not intelligible with Lua prb Prai prt or Pray 3 pry Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Khmuic Mal Khmu Mal Phrai Comments Ethnic autonym Mal and Madl T in in Thailand Traditional religion More Information Maleng pkt Khammouan Province Nakay district Nam Theun valley near Theun river banks 500 in Laos Bradley 2007 Population total all countries 700 Ethnic population Less than 1 000 Bradley 2007 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Malang Malieng Dialects Hareme Malang Maleng Pakatan Kha Pakatan Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Viet Muong Chut Comments Traditional religion More Information Mlabri mra Xiagnabouli Province Phiang district near Thailand border 24 in Laos 1985 F Proschan Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Ma Ku Mabri Mla Mla Bri Mrabri Yellow Leaf Yumbri Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Khmuic Mlabri Comments Nomadic Different from Kha Tong Luang Phi Tong Luang Yellow Leaf which are Western Viet Muong Wurm and Hattori 1981 Traditional religion More Information Ngeq ngt Xekong and Salavan provinces 25 villages 12 900 2005 census 9 030 monolinguals Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kriang Ngae Nge Ngeh Nkriang Dialects None known Reportedly most similar to Khlor llo Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Katuic East Katuic Ngeq Nkriang Comments Ethnic autonym Nkriang Traditional religion Christian More Information Nung nut A few in Laos Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Nong Classification Tai Kadai Kam Tai Tai Central Comments Different from Chinese Nung yue Cantonese in Viet Nam More Information Nyaheun nev Champasak Province east Boloven plateau near Sekong and Paksong 3 960 Bradley 2007 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Hin Hoen Hun Nha Heun Nia Hoen Niahon Nyah Heuny Nyahön Yaheun Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Bahnaric West Bahnaric Nyaheun Comments Traditional religion More Information O du tyh Xiangkhoang Province Khouone district 2 villages 650 in Laos 2005 census Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Haat pej Hat pej Iduh Oedou Tay Hat pej Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Northern Mon Khmer Khmuic Mal Khmu Khmu Comments An official ethnic community in Viet Nam Traditional religion More Information Ong oog Champasak Province into Salavan Province north of Salavan town 10 300 2000 Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Hantong Tong Dialects None known Reportedly most similar to Ir irr Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Katuic Central Katuic Ta oih Comments Traditional religion More Information Oy oyb Attapu Province at the foot of Bolaven plateau and near Pakse Xekong Province Thateng district 11 200 Bradley 2007 8 960 monolinguals Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Huei Oi Thae The Dialects Inn Tea Kranyeu Riyao Tamal Euy Related to Jeng jeg Sapuan spu and Sok skk Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Eastern Mon Khmer Bahnaric West Bahnaric Oi The Comments Traditional religion More Information Pacoh pac Salavan Province Samouay district Xekong Province Kaleum district 16 500 in Laos 2005 census 15 800 in Salavan Province 11 600 monolinguals Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Bo River Van Kieu Pokoh Dialects Ka do Pahi Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer

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  • Laos - Status | Ethnologue
    L Chazee Kiorr xko 6a Vigorous 2 360 1985 F Proschan Kuan uan 6a Vigorous 2 500 1995 census Lahu lhu 6a Vigorous 8 700 in Laos 1995 census Lahu Shi lhi 6a Vigorous 3 000 in Laos 2007 Lamet lbn 6a Vigorous 19 800 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 19 932 Laopang lbg 6a Vigorous 9 550 2000 Laos Sign Language lso 6a Vigorous Laven lbo 6a Vigorous 28 100 in Laos Bradley 2007 Ngeq ngt 6a Vigorous 12 900 2005 census 9 030 monolinguals Nyaheun nev 6a Vigorous 3 960 Bradley 2007 Oy oyb 6a Vigorous 11 200 Bradley 2007 8 960 monolinguals Pacoh pac 6a Vigorous 16 500 in Laos 2005 census 15 800 in Salavan Province 11 600 monolinguals Phana phq 6a Vigorous 350 1995 census Ethnic population Included within the Ahka ahk ethnic group Bradley 2007 Phong Kniang pnx 6a Vigorous 1 000 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Phu Thai pht 6a Vigorous 187 000 in Laos 2005 census Phuan phu 6a Vigorous 106 000 in Laos 2000 Prai prt 6a Vigorous 21 900 in Laos 2005 census Puoc puo 6a Vigorous 8 570 in Laos 2005 census Rien rie 6a Vigorous 5 280 2000 Samtao stu 6a Vigorous 3 530 in Laos 2005 census Sapuan spu 6a Vigorous 2 400 1981 Sô sss 6a Vigorous 118 000 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 188 000 Sok skk 6a Vigorous 1 600 1981 Sou sqq 6a Vigorous 2 360 2000 Tai Dón twh 6a Vigorous 200 000 in Laos 1995 census Tai Long thi 6a Vigorous 4 800 2004 Tai Mène tmp 6a Vigorous 7 200 1995 census Tai Pao tpo 6a Vigorous 3 300 1995 census Talieng tdf 6a Vigorous 29 100 2005 census Ta oih Lower tto 6a Vigorous 15 800 2000 Ta oih Upper tth 6a Vigorous 30 900 in Laos 1995 census Population total all countries 49 900 21 500 monolinguals Tareng tgr 6a Vigorous 5 000 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Thai Northern nod 6a Vigorous 29 500 in Laos 2005 census Yoy yoy 6a Vigorous 1 000 in Laos 1995 census 6b Threatened Aheu thm 6b Threatened 250 in Laos Bradley 2007 Ethnic population 500 Bradley 2007 Bit bgk 6b Threatened 1 960 in Laos 2005 census Population total all countries 2 160 Hani hni 6b Threatened 1 120 in Laos 1995 Kasseng kgc 6b Threatened 1 200 2000 D Bradley Ethnic population 6 000 2000 Khlor llo 6b Threatened 6 000 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Kuy kdt 6b Threatened 42 800 in Laos 2005 census 34 200 monolinguals Lü khb 6b Threatened 123 000 in Laos 2005 census Maleng pkt 6b Threatened 500 in Laos Bradley 2007 Population total all countries 700 Ethnic population Less than 1 000 Bradley 2007 Phunoi pho 6b Threatened 35 600 1995 census Pu Ko puk 6b Threatened Salang hal 6b Threatened 4 000 in Laos Sila slt 6b Threatened 1 770 in Laos 1995 census Most members of the

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  • Lebanon - Languages | Ethnologue
    Druze More Information Arabic Standard arb Widespread Status 1 National Statutory national language 1943 Constitution Article 11 Classification Afro Asiatic Semitic Central South Arabic More Information Armenian hye 235 000 in Lebanon 1986 Status 5 Dispersed De facto language of national identity Alternate Names Armanski Ermenice Haieren Somkhuri Dialects Western Armenian Classification Indo European Armenian Comments Christian More Information English eng 3 300 in Lebanon 2004 Status 3 Wider communication Classification Indo European Germanic West English More Information French fra 16 600 in Lebanon 2004 L2 users 667 000 in Lebanon Francophonie 2007 Status 3 Wider communication De facto national working language Classification Indo European Italic Romance Italo Western Western Gallo Iberian Gallo Romance Gallo Rhaetian Oïl French More Information Kurdish Northern kmr Beirut Sidon Tripoli and Biqa Valley 75 000 in Lebanon Meho 2002 Ethnic population 215 000 Status 5 Developing Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Iranian Western Northwestern Kurdish Comments Muslim Sunni More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current

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  • Lebanon - Status | Ethnologue
    language of national identity 235 000 in Lebanon 1986 5 Developing Kurdish Northern kmr 5 Developing 75 000 in Lebanon Meho 2002 Ethnic population 215 000 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current

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  • Malaysia - Languages | Ethnologue
    Badan Long Geng Long Kehobo Uma Poh Long Murun Ma aging Uma Daro Uma Juman Limited comprehension of Baram Kayan kys Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Kayan Kenyah Kayanic Kayan Proper Comments Different from Rejang rej in Sumatra More Information Kelabit kzi North Sarawak highest and most remote Borneo mountains Bario highlands 4 000 in Malaysia 2011 SIL Population total all countries 4 640 Ethnic population 5 000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Kalabit Kerabit Dialects Brung Lepu Potong Libbung Long Lellang Long Peluan Pa Dalih Pa Umor spoken in Bario Tabun Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Dayic Kelabitic Comments Strongly independent Most live outside language area More Information Keningau Murut kxi Sabah Keningau district area north of Keningau town Pegalan river 1 000 to 1 200 Dusun Murut 1985 SIL Ethnic population 7 000 2000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Central Murut Dialects Ambual Dusun Murut Nabay Dabai Dabay Nabai Nebee Rabai Rabay Reportedly similar to Bookan bnb and Timugon tih Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Dayic Murutic Murut More Information Kensiu kns Peninsular northeast Kedah State near Thai border into Perak State Hulu Perak district Population total all countries 300 Ethnic population 200 2013 SIL Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kenseu Kensieu Kensiw Mendi Monik Moniq Ngok Pa Orang Bukit Orang Liar Dialects Bong Ijoh Ijok Jarum Jeher Sakai Tanjong of Temongoh Kedah Quedah Kensiu Batu Batuq Kensiu Siong Siong Kentaq Nakil Nakil Maniq Plus Ulu Selama Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian North Aslian Western More Information Kenyah Mainstream xkl South central Sarawak near Kalimantan border villages along Baram and Balui rivers and some tributaries 1 village on Kakus river Sungai Asap area 40 000 in Malaysia 2013 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bakong Bakung Bakung Kenya Bakung Kenyah Dialects Badeng Madeng Bakung Leppo Aga Leppo Ga Leppo Jamok Leppo Jengan Leppo Ke Leppo La ang Leppo Tau Leppo Teppu Sambup Uma Ake Uma Jalan Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Kayan Kenyah Kenyah More Information Kenyah Wahau whk Sarawak 1 000 in Malaysia 2007 A Soriente Status 6b Threatened Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Kayan Kenyah Kenyah Kayanic Kenyah More Information Kimaragang kqr Sabah Kota Marudu and Pitas districts Ethnic population 25 000 2007 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Kimaragan Kimaragangan Maragang Marigang Dialects Pitas Kimaragang Sandayo Sonsogon Tandek Garo Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun More Information Kinabatangan Upper dmg Sabah primarily upper reaches of Kinabatangan river Lahad Datu and Sandakan districts Maligatan Minusu and Tongud Ethnic population 5 000 2000 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Sungai Milian Dialects Dusun Segama Saga i Segai Soghai Kalabuan Kolobuan Makiang Sinabu Sinabu Dialects have approximately 87 mutual intelligibility Lexical similarity over 90 among all dialects 80 with Makiang and Sinabu Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Paitanic Upper Kinabatangan Comments Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Kintaq knq Peninsular Kedah Perak border area Thai border 110 in Malaysia 2008 JHEOA Population total all countries 111 Ethnic population 240 Bradley 2007 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bong Kenta Kintak Kintaq Bong Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian North Aslian Western More Information Kiput kyi Sarawak south of Marudi Benawa and Kuala Tutoh villages 2 460 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Status 6b Threatened Dialects Long Kiput Long Tutoh Kuala Tutoh Related to Narom nrm Lelak llk Tutong ttg Belait beg and Berawan languages Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Berawan Lower Baram Lower Baram Central A More Information Kota Marudu Talantang grm Sabah Kota Marudu district Talantang 1 and Talantang 2 Ethnic population 1 800 2000 Status 6b Threatened Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun More Information Kota Marudu Tinagas ktr Sabah south Kota Marudu and Parong and a migrant village in north Kota Marudu Ethnic population 1 250 1985 SIL Status 6b Threatened Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun Central More Information Kuijau dkr Sabah Keningau district Keningau town area north and west Ethnic population 7 910 2000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Hill Dusun Kijau Koijoe Kuiyow Kujau Kuliow Kuriyo Kwijau Menindal Menindaq Minansut Tidung Tindal Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun More Information Lahanan lhn Central Sarawak east of Belaga southwest of Long Murum 350 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Lanan Lanun Dialects None known Reportedly most similar to Kajaman kag Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Melanau Kajang Kajang Comments Different from Iranun ill of Sabah or Iranun Maguindanao mdh of the Philippines More Information Lanoh lnh Peninsular north central Perak State Ethnic population 240 2008 JHEOA Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Jengjeng Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian Senoic Comments Lanoh includes Sabüm and Semnam as subgroups Burenhult and Wegener 2009 More Information Lelak llk Sarawak Long Teru and Sungai Bunen at Loagan Bunut lake on Tinjar river No known L1 speakers Status 10 Extinct Dialects None known Related to Narom nrm Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Berawan Lower Baram Lower Baram Central B More Information Lobu Lanas ruu Sabah Keningau district Lobu near Lanas Rumanau in Masaum Mangkawagu Minusu and Kinabatangan District Ethnic population 2 800 1986 SIL 2 000 in Lobu 800 in Rumanau Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Keningau Lobu Dialects Lobu Rumanau Romanau Roomarrows Rumanau Alab May be a dialect of Upper Kinabatangan dmg Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Paitanic Upper Kinabatangan More Information Lobu Tampias low Sabah Tampias area Ranau 3 villages Ethnic population 1 800 1985 SIL Status 6b Threatened Dialects None known High intelligibility of Upper Kinabatangan dmg Lexical similarity 73 with Lanas Lobu ruu Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Paitanic Upper Kinabatangan More Information Long Wat ttw Northeast Sarawak Tutoh river 600 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Tutoh Kenya Tutoh Kenyah Dialects Long Labid Long Wat Lugat Not closely related to other languages Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Kayan Kenyah Kenyah Kayanic Kenyah More Information Lotud dtr Sabah State Tuaran District just north of Kota Kinabalu Tuaran town area Ethnic population 5 000 1985 SIL Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Dusun Lotud Suang Lotud Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun More Information Lun Bawang lnd Southwest border of Sabah and Sarawak 24 000 in Malaysia 1982 SIL Sarawak 21 000 Sabah 3 000 4 000 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Lun Daya Lun Dayah Lun Daye Lun Dayeh Lun Dayoh Lun Lod Lun Bawang Lundaya Lundayeh Southern Murut Dialects Kolur Lepu Potong Lun Bawang Sarawak Murut Lun Dayah Padas Trusan Lawas Limbang Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Dayic Kelabitic Comments Not Murutic although sometimes called Southern Murut More Information Mah Meri mhe Peninsular coastal areas of Selangor Putrajaya and Negeri Sembilan also islands near such coasts 2 990 2003 COAC Ethnic population 3 680 2008 JHEOA Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Besisi Cellate Dialects Betise Betisek Kuala Langot Besisi Malakka Besisi Selangor Sakai Sisi Ulu Langat Orang Bukit Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian South Aslian More Information Malaccan Creole Malay ccm Peninsular Malacca straits Kampung Tujung Gajah Berang and Melaka Ethnic population 300 Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Chitties Creole Malay Dialects None known May be historically related to Sri Lankan Creole Malay sci Classification Creole Malay based Comments Spoken since the 16th century by descendants of Tamil merchants who intermarried with other groups Speakers are called Chitties Lim 1981 Holm 1989 More Information Malaccan Creole Portuguese mcm Peninsular Straits of Malacca Trankera and Hilir Melaka Related varieties in parts of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore 2 150 Bradley 2007 Ethnic population 10 000 Bradley 2007 L2 users Also spoken as L2 by some Chinese shopkeepers in Hilir Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Bahasa Geragau Bahasa Serani Kristang Luso Malay Malacca Creole Malaccan Malaqueiro Malaquenho Malaquense Malaquês Malayo Portuguese Malaysian Creole Portuguese Papia Cristao Papia Kristang Português de Malaca Portuguese Patois Serani Classification Creole Portuguese based Comments Ethnic autonym Kristang or Papia Cristao also name for religion Variety in Pulau Tikus spoken more in 1997 than in 1987 More Information Malay zlm Widespread in Peninsular Malaysia also in Sarawak State Kuching Samarahan Sri Aman and Betong districts 10 500 000 in Malaysia 2004 census 10 million in Peninsular Malaysia 506 000 in Sarawak and 30 000 in Labuan Population total all countries 15 848 500 L2 users 3 000 000 in Malaysia Status 3 Wider communication Alternate Names Bahasa Malayu Colloquial Malay Informal Malay Local Malay Malayu Dialects Akit Belitung coastal Jambi Coastal Terengganu Deli Inland Terengganu Jugra Muar Melaka Johor Kelantan Lubu Northwestern Kalimantan Orang Hulu Orang Kuala Pahang Riau islands Riau Mainland Sakai Sarawak Sarawak Malay Southeast Island Southwestern Coastal Kalimantan Tamiang Upstream Western Kalimantan Kedah Malay meo Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi Jakun jak Orang Kanaq orn Orang Seletar ors Temuan tmw Sabah Malay msi and Brunei kxd are so closely related that they may one day be included as dialects of Malay zlm Coastal Terengganu inland Terengganu Kelantan most aberrant but evidently mutually intelligible with Patani ptn A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments This entry refers to local or vernacular Malay varieties not well differentiated from each other and other varieties for which further research is needed to clarify differentiation from mainstream dialects Distinguished from court Malay derived Standard Indonesian ind or Standard Malay zsm by sociolinguistic status as vernaculars and other linguistic features More Information Malay msa A macrolanguage Population total all languages 60 475 586 Comments Includes Bacanese Malay btj Indonesia Bangka mfb Indonesia Banjar bjn Indonesia Berau Malay bve Indonesia Brunei kxd Brunei Bukit Malay bvu Indonesia Central Malay pse Indonesia Cocos Islands Malay coa Col liw Indonesia Duano dup Indonesia Haji hji Indonesia Indonesian ind Indonesia Jakun jak Jambi Malay jax Indonesia Kaur vkk Indonesia Kedah Malay meo Kerinci kvr Indonesia Kota Bangun Kutai Malay mqg Indonesia Kubu kvb Indonesia Lubu lcf Indonesia Malay zlm Manado Malay xmm Indonesia Minangkabau min Indonesia Musi mui Indonesia Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi North Moluccan Malay max Indonesia Orang Kanaq orn Orang Seletar ors Pattani Malay mfa Thailand Pekal pel Indonesia Sabah Malay msi Sekak lce Indonesia Standard Malay zsm Temuan tmw Tenggarong Kutai Malay vkt Indonesia Urak Lawoi urk Thailand More Information Malay Baba mbf Peninsular Malacca Straits Pulau Pinang State Pinang island Melaka City area and nearby coast central Melaka State 2 000 in Malaysia Salleh 2006 Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Chinese Malay Straits Malay Classification Creole Malay based Comments Developed since the 15th century from Low Malay with many Hokkien Chinese borrowings Lim 1981 and Holm 1989 treat it as a Malay based creole More Information Malay Cocos Islands coa Sabah Tawau and Lahad Datu districts 1 village northwest of Beluran Population total all countries 1 000 Ethnic population 4 000 2000 SIL Status 6b Threatened Dialects A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Creole Malay based Comments From the Cocos Islands Keeling Islands an Australian territory More Information Malay Kedah meo Peninsular Kedah Perak Perlis and Pulau Pinang states 2 600 000 in Malaysia 2004 Status 3 Wider communication Alternate Names Satun Malay Dialects None known Distinct from Pattani Malay mfa and Standard Malay zsm A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments More use Thai tha than Pattani Malay Most outside contacts are with Thai population centers in Songkhla Phattalung and Haad Yai with west coast Malay states of Perlis and Kedah Culturally Malay May be a dialect of Malay zlm More Information Malay Sabah msi Sabah L2 users 3 000 000 2013 SIL Mostly second language speakers but growing number of L1 speakers Status 3 Wider communication Used throughout the state of Sabah in virtually all non formal domains Alternate Names Bazaar Malay Pasar Malay Dialects A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments May be a dialect of Brunei kxd Bazaar Malay refers to many regional nonstandard Malay varieties More Information Malay Standard zsm Widespread in Peninsular Malaysia Sabah and Sarawak Few L1 speakers L2 includes most Malaysian population Status 1 National Statutory national language 1963 Constitution amended Article 153A 1 Alternate Names Bahasa Malayu Formal Malay Informal Malay Malay Malayu Melayu Melayu Baku Dialects None known Lexical similarity more than 80 with Indonesian ind A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments On Peninsular Malaysia Standard Malay zsm exists in a diglossic relationship with Local Malay zlm Standard Malay derived from court Malay both in terms of its linguistic structure as well as its sociolinguistic function has its closest counterpart not in a particular Local Malay dialect but in Standard Indonesian ind More Information Malaysian Sign Language xml Scattered throughout Peninsular Malaysia 24 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia Dialects Variations found in every state but are mutually intelligible with the possible exception of some places in Terengganu state The status of the sign language in Terengganu is not yet clear Classification Deaf sign language More Information Mapun sjm East coast of Sabah Sandakan west coast of Sabah Banggi Marudu Kudat and Kota Kinabalu 9 villages 15 000 in Malaysia 2011 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bajau Kagayan Cagayan de Sulu Cagayanon Jama Mapun Kagayan Orang Cagayan Sama Mapun Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Greater Barito Sama Bajaw Sulu Borneo Borneo Coast Bajaw More Information Melanau Central mel Sarawak Mukah Division Rejang delta coastal area to Balingian river 113 000 in Malaysia 2000 census Population total all countries 113 280 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Belana u Milanau Milano Dialects Balingian Bruit Dalat Dalad Igan Mukah Oya Muka Mukah Oga Oya Oya Prehan Sarikei Segahan Segalang Siteng Balingian dialect is linguistically quite distinct from others Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Melanau Kajang Melanau More Information Melanau Daro Matu dro Sarawak Matu river from north channel of Rejang river to the sea Daro and Matu areas 7 600 Wurm and Hattori 1981 4 800 Matu 2 800 Daro Status 6b Threatened Dialects Daro Matu Langle Tamtlaih Ngaleng Phaneng Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Melanau Kajang Melanau More Information Melanau Kanowit Tanjong kxn Sarawak Sibu Division middle stretch Rejang River Kanowit dialect downstream from Tanjong dialect 200 Wurm 2000 Ethnic population 500 Status 6b Threatened Dialects Kanowit Tanjong Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Melanau Kajang Melanau More Information Melanau Sibu sdx Sarawak Sibu Division Rejang river 420 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Seduan Banyok Sibu Siduan Siduani Dialects Banyok Seduan May be intelligible with Central Melanau mel Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Melanau Kajang Melanau More Information Minokok mqq Sabah Kinabatangan river headwaters 1 200 2007 SIL Status 6b Threatened Dialects None known Reportedly most similar to Labuk Kinabatangan Kadazan dtb Kimaragang kqr and Tobilung tgb Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo Sabahan Dusunic Dusun Central More Information Minriq mnq Peninsular Southeast Kelantan State 2 villages Ethnic population 270 2008 JHEOA Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Mendriq Menraq Menrik Menriq Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian North Aslian Eastern More Information Mintil mzt Peninsular Pahang State Tamun river 3 villages 180 2005 Lye Tuck Po Status 8a Moribund Alternate Names Mitil Classification Austro Asiatic Mon Khmer Aslian North Aslian Eastern Comments May have no remaining speakers More Information Molbog pwm Sabah Banggi island 7 000 in Malaysia 2013 SIL Status 5 Developing Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Philippine Greater Central Philippine Palawanic More Information Murik mxr Sarawak below Long Miri Banyok and below Lio Mato Semiang on Baram river 1 120 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Status 8a Moribund Dialects Long Banyok Banyok Long Semiang Semiang Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Kayan Kenyah Kayanic Murik Kayan More Information Narom nrm Sarawak south of Baram river mouth Miri area and south Bakong dialect is near Beluru and Bekenu in Kuala Nusah and Tanjung Beliput Niah area Dali dialect is in Bekenu Rancha Rancha Benkenu Asli Rambai Asli Menjelin and Jengalas villages Miri dialect is in Miri City Bakam Pengkalan Pujut and Lopeng villages Ethnic population 4 000 Population includes about 1 000 Bakong 1 000 Dali and 1 000 Miri 2012 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Narum Dialects Bakong Dali Miri Narom Bakong Dali and Miri may be distinct languages Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Berawan Lower Baram Lower Baram Central B More Information Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi Peninsular Southeast of Kuala Lumpur Negeri Sembilan State Ulu Muar district Used as L1 by many inhabitants of Negeri Sembilan State 2011 K Anderbeck Ethnic population 508 000 2004 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Malaysian Minangkabau Orang Negeri Ulu Muar Malay Dialects A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments People call Minangkabau immigrants who have come during the last 60 to 80 years Minang May be a dialect of Malay zlm More Information Okolod kqv Sarawak Kalimantan Sabah southwest of Tenom and Sipitang districts on plantation estates Padas river headwater area 1 580 in Malaysia 2000 1 000 in Sarawak 100 to 200 in Sabah Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Kolod Kolour Kolur Okolod Murut Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian North Borneo North Sarawakan Dayic Murutic Murut More Information Orang Kanaq orn Peninsular eastern Johor State northeast of Mawai Kota Tinggi Ethnic population 160 2008 JHEOA Status 8b Nearly extinct Alternate Names Kanaq Dialects A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments May be better considered a dialect of Malay zlm Originally from Sumatra previously a sea tribe which settled on the land in the mid 19th century Musa 2011 More Information Orang Seletar ors Peninsular Johor State southeast coast around Kukuo Johore Bahru east and north Population total all countries 880 Ethnic population 1 250 2008 JHEOA Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Orang Laut Dialects A member of macrolanguage Malay msa Classification

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    in Malaysia 2006 Ethnic population 1 660 2008 JHEOA Kadazan Coastal kzj 6b Threatened Ethnic population 60 000 1986 SIL Kadazan Klias River kqt 6b Threatened 1 000 1984 SIL Ethnic population 1 000 1984 SIL Kadazan Labuk Kinabatangan dtb 6b Threatened Ethnic population 20 600 2000 SIL 14 000 16 000 Labuk 1987 SIL 7 000 8 000 Sungai 1982 SIL Kajaman kag 6b Threatened 500 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Kalabakan kve 6b Threatened Ethnic population 2 230 2000 Kayan Baram kys 6b Threatened 4 150 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Kayan Rejang ree 6b Threatened 3 030 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Kelabit kzi 6b Threatened 4 000 in Malaysia 2011 SIL Population total all countries 4 640 Ethnic population 5 000 Keningau Murut kxi 6b Threatened 1 000 to 1 200 Dusun Murut 1985 SIL Ethnic population 7 000 2000 Kenyah Mainstream xkl 6b Threatened 40 000 in Malaysia 2013 SIL Kenyah Wahau whk 6b Threatened 1 000 in Malaysia 2007 A Soriente Kimaragang kqr 6b Threatened Ethnic population 25 000 2007 SIL Kinabatangan Upper dmg 6b Threatened Ethnic population 5 000 2000 SIL Kintaq knq 6b Threatened 110 in Malaysia 2008 JHEOA Population total all countries 111 Ethnic population 240 Bradley 2007 Kiput kyi 6b Threatened 2 460 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Kota Marudu Talantang grm 6b Threatened Ethnic population 1 800 2000 Kota Marudu Tinagas ktr 6b Threatened Ethnic population 1 250 1985 SIL Kuijau dkr 6b Threatened Ethnic population 7 910 2000 Lahanan lhn 6b Threatened 350 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Lanoh lnh 6b Threatened Ethnic population 240 2008 JHEOA Lobu Lanas ruu 6b Threatened Ethnic population 2 800 1986 SIL 2 000 in Lobu 800 in Rumanau Lobu Tampias low 6b Threatened Ethnic population 1 800 1985 SIL Long Wat ttw 6b Threatened 600 Wurm and Hattori 1981 Lun Bawang lnd 6b Threatened 24 000 in Malaysia 1982 SIL Sarawak 21 000 Sabah 3 000 4 000 Mah Meri mhe 6b Threatened 2 990 2003 COAC Ethnic population 3 680 2008 JHEOA Malay Cocos Islands coa 6b Threatened Population total all countries 1 000 Ethnic population 4 000 2000 SIL Mapun sjm 6b Threatened 15 000 in Malaysia 2011 SIL Melanau Central mel 6b Threatened 113 000 in Malaysia 2000 census Population total all countries 113 280 Melanau Daro Matu dro 6b Threatened 7 600 Wurm and Hattori 1981 4 800 Matu 2 800 Daro Melanau Kanowit Tanjong kxn 6b Threatened 200 Wurm 2000 Ethnic population 500 Minokok mqq 6b Threatened 1 200 2007 SIL Minriq mnq 6b Threatened Ethnic population 270 2008 JHEOA Narom nrm 6b Threatened Ethnic population 4 000 Population includes about 1 000 Bakong 1 000 Dali and 1 000 Miri 2012 SIL Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi 6b Threatened Used as L1 by many inhabitants of Negeri Sembilan State 2011 K Anderbeck Ethnic population 508 000 2004 Okolod kqv 6b Threatened 1 580 in Malaysia 2000 1 000 in Sarawak 100 to 200 in Sabah Orang Seletar ors 6b Threatened Population

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