3,000 (2015 A. Jampadin), decreasing. Ethnic population: 7,000 (2000).
Sabah: Keningau district, north of Keningau town east of the Pegalan river down to Ansip village.
Young people prefer Sabah Malay [msi], Standard Malay [zsm]. Mixed use: Home, Friends. No children, some adults, all elderly. Positive attitudes. All also use Sabah Malay [msi]. Most also use Standard Malay [zsm]. Some also use Bookan [bnb], Hakka Chinese [hak], Paluan [plz], Tahol [mvv], Timugon Murut [tih]. A few also use Kadazan Dusun [dtp], Kuijau [dkr]. Used as L2 by Gana [gnq].
Latin script [Latn].