Kenyah, Wahau

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Lebu’ Kulit, Wahau Kenya
Population

8,000 in Indonesia (2007 A. Soriente), decreasing. No monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 9,000.

Location

Kalimantan Timur Province, Berau regency, upper Mahakam river area: Batu Majang, Buluk Sen, Uma’ Dian, Muara Pedohon, Kampung Baru, Uma’ Bekuai, and Tabang Lama villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Uma Timai, Lebu’ Kulit, Uma’ Ujok.

Language Use

Vigorous. Neutral attitudes. Also use Indonesian [ind], Mainstream Kenyah [xkl].

Language Development
New media.

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