Hovongan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Punan Bungan
Population

1,000 (1991 NTM).

Location

Kalimantan Barat (Kapuas Hulu regency) and Kalimantan Timur provinces; border area, far northeast corner near Sarawak.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Hovongan, Penyavung, Semukung Uheng. Lexical similarity: 69% with Kereho [xke], 67% with Aoheng [pni].

Language Development
Bible portions.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.