Kenyah, Wahau

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Lebu’ Kulit, Wahau Kenya
Population

8,000 (2007 A. Soriente), decreasing. No monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 9,000.

Location

Kalimantan Timur province: Berau regency, Batu Majang, Buluk Sen, Kampung Baru, Muara Pedohon, Tabang Lama, Uma’ Bekuai, and Uma’ Dian villages on upper Mahakam river.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Uma Timai, Lebu’ Kulit, Uma’ Ujok.

Language Use

Vigorous. Neutral attitudes. Also use Mainstream Kenyah [xkl]. Also use Indonesian [ind], in education.

Language Development
Literature.

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