Timugon Murut

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Temogun, Tenom Murut, Timigan, Timigun, Timogon, Timogun, Timugon, Tumugun
Population

Ethnic population: 7,000 (2000 SIL). 1,200–1,700 in Beaufort Murut (1982 SIL).

Location

Sabah, Tenom district, Padas river from Melalap to Batu; Beaufort district, Bukau and lower Padas rivers.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Beaufort Murut (Binta’), Bukau (Bukow), Dabugus, Kapagalan, Lower Murut, Murut Padas, Poros, Sandiwar (Sandewar), Timugon.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1998.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], developed in about 1984.