Semelai

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A language of Malaysia

Population

4,100 (Kruspe 2009). Ethnic population: 6,270 (2008 JHEOA).

Location

Peninsular, southwest Pahang and northwest Negeri Sembilan states, Tasek Bera shores area, along Bera, Teriang, and Serting rivers; northwest Johore, Muar river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

32 consonant and 20 vowel phonemes.

Language Use

100% also use Malay [zlm].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].