Kenyah, Wahau

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Lebu’ Kulit, Wahau Kenya
Population

8,000 in Indonesia (2007 A. Soriente), decreasing. No monolinguals. Population total all countries: 9,000.

Location

East Kalimantan Province, Batu Majang, Buluk Sen, Uma’ Dian, Muara Pedohon, Kampung Baru, Uma’ Bekuai, and Tabang Lama villages. Upper Mahakam river area. Also in Malaysia.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lebu’ Kulit, Uma Timai, Uma’ Ujok.

Language Use

Vigorous. Neutral attitudes. Indonesian [ind] used in education.

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