Thursday, 1 January 2009

Good source of living languanges of Sabah

This is an excellent source of information about languages used in

Unfortunately native speakers will most likely dispute their
interpretations and segregations.

I'm a Simunul and I know that my relatives will not agree to call
themselves Sama, even if it were classified as Sama Southern.

Sama is used by natives in the West Coast, labelled as Bajau West
Coast in that site but these people don't call themselves Bajau but
just Sama.

Kadayan is labelled along with Brunei which is logical because their
difference is minor but I've never met any Kadayan who agree that they
are similar to Brunei or even remotely related.

However, having views from outsiders about ourselves may be

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