Lawangan
Native toIndonesia
RegionKalimantan
EthnicityLawangan people
Native speakers
(120,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
lbx – Lawangan
twy – Tawoyan
Glottolognort2888

Lawangan is an Austronesian language of the East Barito group. It is spoken by about 100,000 Lawangan people (one of the Dayak peoples) living in the central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Lawangan has a high degree of dialectal diversity.

Phonology

Consonants

Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive voiceless p t k ʔ
voiced b d ɡ
Nasal m n ɲ ŋ
Fricative s
Trill r
Lateral l
Approximant w j

Vowels

Front Central Back
Close i u
Mid ɛ ə ɔ
Open a

[2]

References

  1. ^ Lawangan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
    Tawoyan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Suryadikara et al. (1985)

Further reading

  • Fudiat Suryadikara; Darmansyab; M. P. lambut (1985). Struktur Bahasa Lawangan [Lawangan Language Structure] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa – via Repositoris Institusi Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.
  • Andriastuti; Yohanes Kalaniper; C. Yus Ngabut; Dadang Lorida (1992). Morfologi dan Sintaksis Bahasa Lawangan [Lawangan Language Morphology and Syntax] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. ISBN 979-459-186-6 – via Repositoris Institusi Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.