Loncong language

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Orang Laut
Native to Indonesia
Region Bangka and Belitung islands
Native speakers
420  (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lce
Glottolog lonc1237[2]

The Orang Laut language or Loncong, is one of the Malayan languages. It is one of several native languages of Orang Laut ("Sea People") of the Bangka and Belitung islands in Indonesia, and may be two distinct languages.


  1. ^ Loncong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Loncong". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 


  • Moseley, Christopher and R. E. Asher, ed. Atlas of the Worlds Languages (New York: Routelage, 1994)