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Tidong

A language of Indonesia (Kalimantan)

ISO 639-3tid

Population  27,000 in Indonesia (2007 SIL). Population total all countries: 47,000.
Region  East Kalimantan Province, Bulungan Regency, Sembakung and Sibuka rivers, coast and islands around Tarakan and interior, Malinau River. Also in Malaysia (Sabah).
Language map  Indonesia, Kalimantan, reference number 69
Alternate names   Camucones, Tedong, Tidoeng, Tidung, Tiran, Tirones, Tiroon, Zedong
Dialects  Nonukan (Nunukan), Penchangan, Sedalir (Salalir, Sadalir, Saralir, Selalir), Tidung, Tarakan (Terakan), Sesayap (Sesajap), Sibuku.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, North Borneo, North Sarawakan, Dayic, Murutic, Tidong
Language use  Vigorous. Home, village, traditional ceremonies.

Also spoken in:

Malaysia (Sabah)

Language name   Tidong
Population  20,000 in Malaysia (2000).
Region  Kota Marudu and Kota Belud districts, Kota Kinabalu towns, others.
Language map  Malaysia - Sabah, reference number 115
Alternate names  Camucones, Nonukan, Tedong, Tidoeng, Tiran, Tirones, Tiroon, Zedong
Dialects  Tarakan (Terakan), Sesayap (Sesajap).
Language use  Home, market, village. All ages. Positive.
Language development  Standard Malay [zsm] used in school and formal settings.