Remun language

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Remun
Milikin
Native to Malaysia
Region Sarawak
Native speakers
3,500  (2000)[1]
Austronesian
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lkj
Glottolog remu1237[2]

Remun, or Milikin, is a Ibanic Dayak language of Borneo.

Sample Vocabulary[edit]

Comparison between Standard Iban and Remun's Dialect
English Standard Iban Remun
No Enda Entau
See Meda Ngilau
Know Nemu Badak
Shirt Baju Kelatang
Run Belanda Belawak
Silence! Anang inggar Sengian
Stupid Beli'/Palui Labuan
No/Did not Nadai Entai
Tomorrow Pagila Pagi
Later Lagi/legi Ila
Mat Tikai Kelaya
Good Manah Nyelaie

-Sample phases in Iban Remun-

Entai ku ngilau - "Nadai aku meda."
Entauk ku badak - "Enda ku nemu."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Remun at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Remun". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.