Paku language (Indonesia)

Native to Indonesia
Region Kalimantan
Native speakers
3,500 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pku
Glottolog paku1239[2]

Paku (Bakau) is an endangered language of Borneo that is closely related to Malagasy on Madagascar. Most of the remaining speakers are also fluent in other languages.


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

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