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Berau Malay language

Berau Malay
Basa Barrau/Banua
Native toIndonesia
EthnicityBerau Malays
Native speakers
11,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bve

Berau Malay, also known as Berau , is a variety of Malay which is spoken by Berau Malays in Berau Regency, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is one three native varieties of Malay in southern Borneo along with Banjar and Kutai Malay, of which it forms a dialect continuum.

According to the 2007 Ethnologue there are 11,200 speakers of Berau .


  1. ^ Berau Malay at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Berau Malay". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.