Kanowit language

Native to Malaysia, Brunei
Region Sarawak and neighboring Brunei
Ethnicity Melanau people
Native speakers
200 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kxn
Glottolog kano1244[2]

Kanowit and Tanjong are an Austronesian language (Kanowit-Tanjong Melanau) spoken in Sarawak, Borneo.


  1. Kanowit at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kanowit-Tanjong Melanau". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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