Semelai

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A language of Malaysia

Population

L1 users: 4,100 (Kruspe 2009). Ethnic population: 6,270 (2008 JHEOA).

Location

Pahang state: southwest; Negeri Sembilan state: northwest; Tasek Bera shores area, along Bera, Teriang, and Serting rivers; Johor state, northwest, Muar river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Typology

32 consonant and 20 vowel phonemes.

Language Use

All also use Malay [zlm] (Bradley 2007a).

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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