Wila' language

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Lowland Semang
Native to Malaysia
Era Data collected early 1800s
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Wila’, also Bila’ and Lowland Semang, is any of several extinct Mon–Khmer languages of Malaya recorded on the Wellesley coast opposite Penang in the early 19th century.[1][2]


  1. ^ Geoffrey Benjamin. 2004. 'Aslian languages', 'Aslian: characteristics and usage.', In: Asmah Hji Omar (volume editor), The encyclopedia of Malaysia, volume 12: Languages and literatures, Kuala Lumpur. Archipelago Press, pp. 46–49
  2. ^ Geoffrey Benjamin, 2012. ‘The Aslian languages of Malaysia and Thailand: an assessment.’ In: Peter K. Austin & Stuart McGill (eds), Language Documentation and Description, Volume 11. London: Endangered Languages Project, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), pp.136–230. <www.elpublishing.org/PID/131>