Bukar Sadong language

Bukar & Sadong
Native to Malaysia, Indonesia
Region Borneo
Native speakers
49,000 in Malaysia (2000 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sdo
Glottolog buka1257[2]

Bukar Sadong, also Bukar or Sadong, is a Dayak language of Borneo. McGinn (2009) proposes that it is the closest relative of the divergent Rejang language of Sumatra.[3]


  1. Bukar & Sadong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bukar-Sadung Bidayuh". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. McGinn, Richard (2009) "Out-of-Borneo subgrouping hypothesis for Rejang". In Adelaar & Pawley, eds, Austronesian historical linguistics and culture history
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