Lawangan language

Native to Indonesia
Region Kalimantan
Native speakers
(120,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
lbx  Lawangan
twy  Tawoyan
Glottolog nort2888[2]

Lawangan is an Austronesian language of the East Barito group. It is spoken by about 100,000 Lawangan people (one of the Dayak peoples) living in the central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Lawangan has a high degree of dialectal diversity.


  1. Lawangan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Tawoyan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "North East Greater Barito". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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