Malay, Berau

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Berau, Merau Malay
Population

11,200 (2007 SIL).

Location

East Kalimantan Province. Central coastal area; north, Cape Pandan, Tanjungreder, and Muaramalinau towns on lower Segah river; south along Celebes Sea coast past Sepinang town to Cape Batube area.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Other Comments

Shares phonological innovations with Kutai Malay [vkt], Banjar [bjn], and Brunei [xkd].