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A language of Malaysia (Sarawak)

ISO 639-3blg

Population  5,000 (Wurm and Hattori 1981).
Region  Southwest Sarawak, southeast of Simunjan.
Language map  Brunei and Malaysia - Sarawak, reference number 37
Alternate names   Bala’u
Dialects  May be a dialect of Iban [iba].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Malayo-Sumbawan, North and East, Malayic, Ibanic
Comments  View themselves as a distinct ethnic group.
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