Tombonuo

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Lobu, Paitan, Sungai, Sungei, Tambanua, Tambanuo, Tambanuva, Tambanwas, Tambenua, Tambunwas, Tembenua, Tombonuva, Tombonuwo, Tumbunwha, Tunbumohas
Population

Ethnic population: 10,000 (2000 SIL). 3,000 Lingkabau.

Location

Sabah, Labuk-Sugut, Kota Marudu, and Pitas districts.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lingkabau Sugut (Linkabau).

Language Use

Used as L2 by Dumpas [dmv].

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], developed in about 1984.