Orang Kanaq

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Kanaq
Population

Ethnic population: 160 (JHEOA).

Location

Peninsular, eastern Johor State, northeast of Mawai (Kota Tinggi).

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

May be better considered a dialect of Malay [zlm]. Originally from Sumatra, previously a sea tribe which settled on the land in the mid-19th century (Musa 2011).