Orang Seletar

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Orang Laut
Population

Ethnic population: 1,250 (2008 JHEOA).

Location

Peninsular, Johor State, southeast coast around Kukuo, Johore Bahru, east and north.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

May be better considered a dialect of Malay [zlm]. Named after Seletar Island in Singapore from which they were removed in 1986.

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