Bintulu

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A language of Malaysia

Population

4,200 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).

Location

Sarawak, northeast coast, Sibuti area, west of Niah; Bintulu area, and 2 enclaves west.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Could also be classified as a Baram-Tinjar subgroup or as an isolate within the Rejang-Baram Group.

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Blust classifies it as an isolate with North Sarawakan. Not similar to other languages (Blust 1974).