Melanau, Daro-Matu

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A language of Malaysia

Population

7,600 (Wurm and Hattori 1981). 4,800 Matu, 2,800 Daro.

Location

Sarawak, Matu river from north channel of Rejang river to the sea, Daro and Matu areas.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Daro, Matu (Langle-Tamtlaih, Ngaleng, Phaneng).

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].