Temiar language

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Native to Peninsular Malaysia
Ethnicity 25,000 (2008)[1]
Native speakers
15,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tea
Glottolog temi1246[2]

Temiar is an Aslian language, part of Austro-Asiatic languages spoken in northwestern Malaysia by the Temiar people, mostly in Pahang, Kelantan and Perak. The Temiar are one of the larger Aslian peoples, but it is not known how many of them still speak their language.


  1. ^ a b Temiar at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Temiar". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.