Narom

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Narum
Population

Population includes about 1,000 Bakong, 1,000 Dali’, and 1,000 Miri’ (2012 SIL). Ethnic population: 4,000.

Location

Sarawak, south of Baram river mouth, Miri area and south; Bakong dialect is near Beluru and Bekenu, in Kuala Nusah and Tanjung Beliput Niah area; Dali’ dialect is in Bekenu, Rancha-Rancha, Benkenu Asli, Rambai Asli, Menjelin, and Jengalas villages; Miri dialect is in Miri City, Bakam, Pengkalan, Pujut, and Lopeng villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Bakong, Dali’, Miri’, Narom. Bakong, Dali’, and Miri’ may be distinct languages.

Writing
Unwritten.