Malay, Pattani

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A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
Baso Jawi
Population

1,000,000 (2006 Mahidol University).

Location

North, Songkhla Province, Chana region, south through Pattani, Narathiwat, Yala, Saiburi, and Tak Bai.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Different from Kedah Malay [meo] and Standard Malay [zsm]. A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].

Language Use

Also use Thai [tha].

Language Development
NT: 1981.
Writing

Arabic script [Arab]. Thai script [Thai].

Other Comments

Preferable ethnonym: Jawi or Jawi-Malay. Ethnic authonym: oré Jawi. Muslim.