Tutong

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A language of Brunei

Alternate Names
Tutong 2, Tutung
Population

16,600 (2006 SIL).

Location

Around Tutong town on the coast and central Tutong District.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 54% with Belait [beg] in Malaysia.

Language Use

Used with other ethnic groups. Parents in mixed marriages tend to use Brunei Malay [kxd] with their children. Positive attitudes.

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Different from Brunei Bisaya [bsb] in Dusunic, Bisaya Group. Recognized indigenous group. Muslim.