Belait language

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Region Brunei, Sarawak
Native speakers
unknown (undated figure of 1,000 in Brunei)[1]
700 in 1995
Language codes
ISO 639-3 beg
Glottolog bela1260[2]

Belait, or Lemeting, is a Malayo-Polynesian language of Brunei and neighboring Malaysia.


  1. ^ Belait reference at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Belait". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.