Tagal Murut

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A language of Malaysia

Population

Population total all countries: 2,000. Ethnic population: 13,000–14,000 (2000 SIL).

Location

Widespread in southwest Sabah, Pensiangan, south Keningau, Tenom, Sipitang, and Nabawa districts. Also in Indonesia.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Alumbis (Loembis, Lumbis), Maligan (Bol Murut, Bole Murut, Mauligan, Meligan), Pensiangan Murut (Lagunan Murut, Pentjangan), Rundum (Arundum), Salalir (Sadalir, Saralir, Sedálir), Sapulot Murut (Sapulut Murut), Sumambu (Semambu, Semembu, Sumambuq), Tagal (North Borneo Murut, Sabah Murut, Taggal, Tagol, Tagul), Tawan, Tolokoson (Telekoson), Tomani (Tumaniq). Most similar to Paluan [plz].

Language Development
Bible: 1998.
Writing
Latin script, developed in about 1987.

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