North Sarawakan
Geographic
distribution
Northern Sarawak, Borneo
Linguistic classificationAustronesian
Subdivisions
Glottolognort3171

The North Sarawakan languages are a group of Austronesian languages spoken in the northeastern part of the province of Sarawak, Borneo, and proposed in Blust (1991, 2010).

North Sarawakan languages

Ethnologue 16 adds Punan Tubu as an additional branch, and notes that Bintulu might be closest to Baram. The Melanau–Kajang languages were removed in Blust 2010.

Classification

Smith (2017)[1] classifies the North Sarawakan languages as follows.

Footnotes

  1. ^ Smith, Alexander. 2017. The Languages of Borneo: A Comprehensive Classification. PhD Dissertation: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

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