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Batek language

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Batek language

Native to Malaysia
Ethnicity 1,160 Batek people (2008)[1]
Native speakers
1,000 (2006)[1]
Deq (De’)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 btq
Glottolog bate1262[2]

Batek is an aboriginal Mon–Khmer language of Malaya. The Dèq and Nong dialects may be separate languages. The number of speakers is small and decreasing.

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