Language name: IBAN
UPSID number: 2435
Alternate name(s): SEA DAYAK
Classification: Austro-Tai, West Malayo-Polynesian
This language has 25 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.547671840 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p t k ? b d g tS dZ h s m n nj N r l j w i "e a "@ "o u
Comment: Iban is spoken along all the main river routes of Sarawak, Malaysia. Voiced stops, the affricates and the palatal nasal only occur syllable initially. Many two-vowel sequences occur.
Source(s): Omar, A.H. 1981. The Iban Language of Sarawak: a Grammatical Description. Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
Scott, N.C. 1957. Notes on the pronunciation of Sea Dayak. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 20: 509-512.

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