Mualang

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A language of Indonesia

Population

40,000 (Tjia 2007).

Location

Kalimantan Barat province: Belitang, Belitang Hilir, and Belitang Hulu Sekadau sub-districts along Ayak and Belitang rivers.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mualang Ili’, Mualang Ulu. Reportedly similar to Iban [iba]; however only one-way intelligibility from Mualang to Iban.

Language Use

Language shift reportedly taking place in the younger generation. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Literature. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

Other Comments

Christian.

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