32,000 (2007 SIL).
West Kalimantan Province, Areas near Nangapinoh, Nangaella, Nangasayan, and Gelalak towns; along Sayan and Melawi rivers.
Kubing. Lexical similarity: more than 80% with other “Malayic Dayak” dialects in Melawi Basin like Barai, Nanga Nuak, Kebahan, Ransa, Kenyilu, Limbai and Kubin.
Keninjal is one of many ill-defined “Malayic Dayak” varieties.