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Kimaragang

A language of Malaysia (Sabah)

ISO 639-3kqr

Population  25,000 (2007), decreasing.
Region  Kota Marudu and Pitas districts.
Language map  Malaysia - Sabah, reference number 110
Alternate names   Kimaragan, Kimaragangan, Maragang, Marigang
Dialects  Tandek (Garo), Pitas Kimaragang, Sandayo, Sonsogon.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, North Borneo, Sabahan, Dusunic, Dusun
Language use  Children are not learning the language in many areas, or not learning it well. Neutral.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 5%. Literacy rate in L2: 85%. Bible portions: 1996.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Agriculturalists: paddy rice, hill rice, rubber, vegetables, cocoa, cash crops.