Keninjal

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Dayak Kaninjal, Kaninjal, Kaninjal Dayak
Population

32,000 (2007 SIL).

Location

Kalimantan Barat Province, areas near Nangapinoh, Nangaella, Nangasayan, and Gelalak towns, and along Sayan and Melawi rivers; some in Kalimantan Tengah Province.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kubing. Lexical similarity: more than 80% with other “Malayic Dayak” dialects in Melawi Basin like Barai, Nanga Nuak, Kebahan, Ransa, Kenyilu, Limbai and Kubin.

Other Comments

Keninjal is one of many ill-defined “Malayic Dayak” varieties.