Batek language

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Batek
Native to Malaysia
Ethnicity 1,160 Batek people (2008)[1]
Native speakers
1,000  (2006)[1]
Austroasiatic
Dialects
Teq
Deq (De’)
Iga
Nong
Language codes
ISO 639-3 btq
Glottolog bate1262[2]

Batek is an aboriginal Mon–Khmer language of Malaya. The Dèq and Nong dialects may be separate languages. The number of speakers is small and decreasing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Batek at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Batek". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.