Keningau Murut

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Central Murut
Population

1,000 to 1,200 Dusun Murut (1985 SIL). Ethnic population: 7,000 (2000).

Location

Sabah, Keningau district, area north of Keningau town, Pegalan river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Ambual, Dusun Murut, Nabay (Dabai, Dabay, Nabai, Nebee, Rabai, Rabay). Similar to Bookan [bnb] and Timugon [tih].

Language Use

Young people prefer Sabah Malay [msi], Standard Malay [zsm].

Language Development
NT: 2010.
Writing
Latin script.