Embaloh

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Malo, Maloh, Matoh, Mbaloh, Memaloh, Palin, Pari, Sangau, Sanggau
Population

10,000 (1991 NTM).

Location

West Kalimantan Province, Kapuas Hulu regency. Upper Kapuas river, Embaloh, Leboyan, Lauh, Palin, Nyabau, Mandai, and Kalis tributaries.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kalis (Kalis Dayak, Kalis Maloh). Kalis may be a separate language.

Language Development
NT: 1998.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Complex mix of ethnic groups: Taman of upper Kapuas River, Suai, Taman Mendalem, Taman Sibau, Palin, Lauk, Leboyan, Kalis Dayak. Traditional religion, Christian.