Malay, Cocos Islands

Print

A language of Malaysia

Population

Ethnic population: 4,000 (2000 SIL).

Location

Sabah, Tawau and Lahad Datu districts; 1 village northwest of Beluran.

Language Maps
Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].

Language Use

Home, market, village meetings. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

From the Cocos Islands (Keeling Islands), an Australian territory.

Also spoken in:

Expand All Collapse All