Narom language

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Narom
Bhasa Narom
RegionSarawak, Malaysia.
Ethnicity4,000 (2012)[1]
Dialects
  • Bakong
  • Daliʼ
  • Miriʼ
Language codes
ISO 639-3nrm
Glottolognaro1251

Narom language (sometimes spelled Narum) is a Malayo-Polynesian language of the Lower Baram branch. It is spoken by some 2,420[2] Narom people in Sarawak, Malaysia, and particularly in the Miri Division and the area south of Baram River mouth, and maybe in Indonesia border areas with Malaysia. The language has three dialects, Bakong, Daliʼ and Miriʼ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Narom language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Wurm, Stephen A. and Shiro Hattori (eds.) (1981). Language Atlas of the Pacific Area. Australian Academy of the Humanities in collaboration with the Japan Academy, Canberra, ISBN 0-85883-239-9

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