Tunjung

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Tunjung Dayak
Population

50,000 (2008).

Location

East Kalimantan Province, Kutai regency. Area between Adas, Dempar, and Melak towns; then down the Mahakam rivers, east around Djempang lake; area south of Muntaiwan town.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Pahu, Tunjung (Tunjung Tengah), Tunjung Linggang, Tunjung Londong.

Language Use

High bilingualism with Benuaq dialect of Lawangan [lbx]. Tunjung is rapidly relexifying with Benuaq words (Nikolic 2008).