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Murut
 
Indigenous Group Murut (Also known as: Timogun, Tagal, Nabas)
Location Malaysia, Sabah, Keningau, Tenom, Pensiangan, Kalabakan, Kinabatangan
Estimated Population 46,054 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Tropical, Riverine
Lifestyle Semi-Nomadic
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunting / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Tagal Murut
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Northwest, North Sarawakan, Davic, Murutic, Murut
Alternative Names: Taggal

Dialects: Rundum (Arundum), Tagal (Taggal, Tagul, Tagol, North Borneo Murut, Sabah Murut), Sumambu (Semembu, Semambu, Sumambuq), Tolokoson (Telekoson), Sapulot Murut (Sapulut Murut), Pensiangan Murut (Pentjangan, Lagunan Murut), Salalir (Sadalir, Sedálir, Saralir), Alumbis (Lumbis, Loembis), Tawan, Tomani (Tumaniq), Maligan (Mauligan, Meligan, Bol Murut, Bole Murut). Closest to Paluan.
Website URLs Ethnologue: Tagal Murut a language of Malaysia
Wikipedia - Murut
eMas Sabah
Sabah Travel Guide
Virtual Malaysia, The People of Sabah
NGOs Asian Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Netword
PACOS Trust

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