Narom language

Region Sarawak, Malaysia.
Ethnicity 4,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nrm
Glottolog naro1251[2]

Narom language (sometimes spelled Narum) is a Malayo-Polynesian language of the Lower Baram branch. It is spoken by some 2,420[3] Narom people in Sarawak, Malaysia, and particularly in the Miri Division and the area south of Baram River mouth. The language has two dialects.


  1. Narom language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Narom". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Wurm, Stephen A. and Shiro Hattori (eds.) (1981). Language Atlas of the Pacific Area. Australian Academy of the Humanities in collaboration with the Japan Academy, Canberra, ISBN 0-85883-239-9

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