Ot Danum

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Dohoi, Malahoi, Uud Danum, Uut Danum
Population

78,800 (2007 SIL).

Location

Kalimantan Tengah Province, remote area, upper reaches of south Kapuas river, large area south of Schwaner range, 7 villages; Kalimantan Barat Province, Melawi river watershed, east of Nanga Serawai; into Kalimantan Timur Province, Kutai Barat regency.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Dohoi, Kadorih, Kuhin, Ot Balawan, Ot Banu’u, Ot Murung 1 (Murung 1, Punan Ratah), Ot Olang, Ot Tuhup, Sarawai (Melawi), Sebaung, Ulu Ai’ (Da’an). Lexical similarity: 70% with Siang [sya], 65% with Kohin [kkx], 60% with Katingan dialect of Ngaju [nij], 50% with Ngaju (main dialect) [nij].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1998.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Dohoi and Murung 1 dialects may be separate languages. Traditional religion, Christian.