Murut, Paluan

Print

A language of Malaysia

Alternate Names
Paluan
Population

5,500 (2000 SIL). 3,000 Paluan, 1,000 to 2,000 Pandewan.

Location

Sabah: Keningau, Pensiangan, and Tenom districts, Padas river tributaries; Dalit, Keramatoi, Mesopo, Nabawan, and Pamentarian rivers; lower Sook river valley; Sapulut and Talankai rivers’ headwaters.

Language Maps
Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Paluan (Peluan), Dalit Murut, Sook Murut, Takapan, Makaheeliga (Makialiga), Pandewan (Pandewan Murut). Reportedly most similar to Tagal Murut [mvv].

Language Use

Also use Tahol Murut [mvv]. Used as L2 by Keningau Murut [kxi].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Page Views Left: