Kensiu

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Kenseu, Kensieu, Kensiw, Mendi, Monik, Moniq, Ngok Pa, Orang Bukit, Orang Liar
Population

Ethnic population: 200 (2013 SIL).

Location

Peninsular, northeast Kedah State, near Thai border; into Perak State, Hulu Perak district.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bong, Ijoh (Ijok), Jarum, Jeher (Sakai Tanjong of Temongoh), Kedah (Quedah), Kensiu Batu (Batuq), Kensiu Siong (Siong), Kentaq Nakil (Nakil), Maniq, Plus, Ulu Selama.

Language Use

Numerous other extinct dialects further west (Bradley 2007). All ages. All also use Malay (Bradley 2007).

Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Thai script [Thai].

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