Penan-Nibong language

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Note: Not to be confused with the Punan language, also known as Penan
Native to Malaysia, Brunei
Region Sarawak, Borneo
Ethnicity Penan people
Native speakers
13,000  (2007–2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
pez – Eastern Penan
pne – Western Penan

Penan, also known as Punan-Nibong, is a language complex spoken by the Penan people of Borneo. It is related to Uma’ Lasan.[1]


  1. ^ a b Eastern Penan at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Western Penan at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)