Narom language

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Narom
Region Sarawak, Malaysia.
Ethnicity 4,000 (2012)[1]
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nrm
Glottolog naro1251[2]

Narom language (sometimes spelled Narum) is a Malayo-Polynesian language of the Lower Baram branch. It is spoken by some 2,420[3] Narom people in Sarawak, East Malaysia, and particularly in the Miri Division and the area south of Baram River mouth. The language has two dialects.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Narom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Narom". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Wurm, Stephen A. and Shiro Hattori (eds.) (1981). Language Atlas of the Pacific Area. Australian Academy of the Humanities in collaboration with the Japan Academy, Canberra, ISBN 0-85883-239-9