Embaloh

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Malo, Maloh, Matoh, Mbaloh, Memaloh, Palin, Pari, Sangau, Sanggau
Population

L1 users: 10,000 (1991 NTM).

Location

Kalimantan Barat province: northeast Kapuas Hulu regency, upper Kapuas river, Embaloh, Kalis, Lauh, Leboyan, Nyabau, and Palin tributaries; small area south of the Kapuas, Mandai river, and Batutenobong.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kalis (Kalis Dayak, Kalis Maloh). Kalis may be a separate language.

Language Development
NT: 1998.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Complex mix of ethnic groups: Taman of upper Kapuas River, Suai, Taman Mendalem, Taman Sibau, Palin, Lauk, Leboyan, Kalis Dayak. Traditional religion, Christian.

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