• Language: Belait
  • Alternate names: Balait Jati, Lemeting, Meting
  • Language code: beg
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, North Borneo Malayo-Polynesian, North Sarawakan, Berawan-Lower Baram, Lower Baram, Central Lower Baram A
  • Number of speakers: 700
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    Recognized indigenous group. Muslim Belait are Malay in orientation. Non-Muslims retain their Belait identity more. Heavy intermarriage with Bisaya and Chinese. Muslim.

    Belait is spoken in Malaysia, Brunei, Southeast Asia.