Sabah Bisaya language

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Tatana'
Sabah Bisaya
RegionSabah
EthnicityBisaya
Native speakers
(21,000 cited 1982–2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
txx – Tatana'
bsy – Sabah Bisaya
Glottologtata1257  Tatana[2]
saba1267  Sabah Bisaya[3]

Tatana (Tatanaq), also known as Sabah Bisaya, is a Sabahan language spoken in Sabah, Malaysia. There are two varieties which are 90% intelligible. Jason Lobel (2013:360) classifies Tatana (along with Papar) as Murutic rather than Dusunic.

References[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Pekkanen, Inka; Dunn Chan, Phyllis A.; Dillon, John A. (1998). Buuk do tinulisan do talu bansa' gia' = Buku frasa tiga bahasa = A trilingual phrase book; Tatana' - Bahasa Malaysia - English. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah: Jabatan Muzium Sabah. ISBN 9789839638196.