Kensiu

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A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Kenseu, Kensieu, Kensiw, Mendi, Monik, Moniq, Ngok Pa, Orang Bukit, Orang Liar
Population

250 in Malaysia (2015 N. Bishop). Total users in all countries: 259.

Location

Peninsular: northeast Kedah State, Baling district; near Thai border; into Perak State, Hulu Perak district.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ijoh (Ijok), Jarum, Jeher (Sakai Tanjong of Temongoh), Kedah (Quedah), Plus, Ulu Selama, Kensiu Batu (Batuq), Kensiu Siong (Siong), Kentaq Nakil (Nakil), Maniq, Bong.

Language Use

Numerous other extinct dialects further west (Bradley 2007a). All ages. Also use Malay [zlm] (Bradley 2007a).

Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Thai script [Thai].

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