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. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Batek". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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