Jakun

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Djakun, Jakoon, Jaku’d, Jakud’n, Orang Hulu
Population

Ethnic population: 25,000 (2008 JHEOA).

Location

Peninsular, Pahang and Johor states, Pekan district south along east coast to south of Johor river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Perhaps better considered a dialect of Malay [zlm].