Punan Batu 1

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A language of Malaysia

Population

30 (Wurm 2000).

Location

Central Sarawak, Marudi district, west of Long Geng, southeast of Belaga.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Seriously endangered (2000 S. Wurm). A few to half the children speak it.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Different from Punan Batu 2, a dialect of Sajau Basap [sjb] in Kalimantan. Nomadic. They get salt from the Kayan.

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