Jah Hut language

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Jah Hut
Native to Peninsular Malaysia
Ethnicity 3,760 (2008)[1]
Native speakers
unknown (1300-1700 cited 1964)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jah
Glottolog jahh1242[3]

Jah Hut (Jah Het) is an Aslian Austroasiatic language spoken in Peninsular Malaysia. The Jah Hut people are categorised among the Orang Asli indigenous tribal peoples of Malaysia.[4]


  1. ^ Jah Hut language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Diffloth, G. 1976, "Jah-Hut, an Austroasiatic Language of Malaysia", in South-east Asian Linguistic Studies Vol. 2, ed. N.D. Liem, vol. 2, pp. 73-118. Pacific Linguistics, the Australian National University.
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jah Hut". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Singapore Studies II: Critical Surveys of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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