A language of Brunei
ISO 639-3: beg
||1,000 in Brunei.
||Scattered in Belait District; Tutong District in Kampung Kiudang. Also in Malaysia (Sarawak).
Brunei and Malaysia - Sarawak, reference number 65
||Balait Jati, Lemeting, Meting
||Related to Kiput [kyi] and Narom [nrm]. Lexical similarity: 54% with Tutong [ttg].
||Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, North Borneo, North Sarawakan, Berawan-Lower Baram, Lower Baram, Central, A
||Shifting to Brunei Malay [kxd]. Mainly adults.
||Recognized by the government as an indigenous group. Muslim Belait are Malay in orientation. Non-Muslims retain their Belait identity more. Heavy intermarriage with Bisaya and Chinese. Muslim.
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