Bidayuh, Bukar-Sadong

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Buka, Bukar, Bukar Sadung Bidayah, Sadung, Serian, Tebakang
Population

49,100 in Malaysia (2000 census).

Location

Sarawak, Serian 1st division. 30 or more villages. Also in Indonesia.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bukar Bidayuh (Bidayah, Bidayuh, Bideyu), Bukar Sadong, Bukar Sadung Bidayuh, Mentuh Tapuh. Lexical similarity: 57% with Standard Malay [zsm].

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing
Latin script, developed in about 2005.

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