Abai Sungai

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A language of Malaysia

Population

Ethnic population: 500 (2000 SIL).

Location

Sabah, lower reaches of Kinabatangan river.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Distinct from other Paitanic languages (Upper Kinabatangan [dmg], Tombonuo [txa]).

Language Use

Shifting to Standard Malay [zsm]. Neutral attitudes. Also use Sabah Malay [msi] (Wurm 2007).

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.