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

Kalimantan Barat Province, northeast Kapuas Hulu regency, upper Kapuas river, Embaloh, Leboyan, Lauh, Palin, Nyabau, and Kalis tributaries; smaller area south of the Kapuas, the Mandai river and Batutenobong.

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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 [Latn].

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.