Language of the Day for 08 February 2020

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Murut, Keningau [kxi]

A language of
Malaysia
Population Full
3,000 (2015 A. Jampadin), decreasing. Ethnic population: 7,000 (2000 A. Jampadin).
Status
7 (Shifting).
Language Use
Young people prefer Sabah Malay [msi], Standard Malay [zsm]. Mixed use: Home, Friends. Adults only. Positive attitudes. All also use Sabah Malay [msi]. Most also use Standard Malay [zsm]. Some also use Bookan Murut [bnb], Hakka Chinese [hak], Paluan Murut [plz], Tahol Murut [mvv], Timugon Murut [tih]. A few also use Kadazan Dusun [dtp], Kuijau [dkr]. Used as L2 by Gana [gnq].
Language Development
Literature. Newspapers. Radio. TV. Videos. NT: 2010.