Narom language

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

Narom language (sometimes spelled Narum) is a Malayo-Polynesian language of the Lower Baram branch. It is spoken by some 2,420[3] Narom people in Sarawak, Malaysia, and particularly in the Miri Division and the area south of Baram River mouth. The language has three dialects, Bakong, Daliʼ and Miriʼ.


  1. ^ Narom language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Narom". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ 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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