Jehai

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Jahai, Pangan
Population

L1 users: 1,250 (Wurm and Hattori 1981). Ethnic population: 1,660 (2008 JHEOA).

Location

Perak: northeast; Kelantan: west.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Jehai, Batek Teh.

Language Use

Southern Jehai are beginning to settle down and intermarry with Temiars [tea]. All also use Malay [zlm] (Bradley 2007a).

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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