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Wila' language

Lowland Semang
Native to Malaysia
Era Data collected early 1800s
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Linguist list

Wila’, also Bila’ and Lowland Semang, is any of several extinct Mon–Khmer languages of Malaya recorded on the Wellesley coast opposite Penang in the early 19th century.[1][2]


  1. ^ Asmah Hji Omar (volume editor), 2004. 'Aslian languages', 'Aslian: characteristics and usage.', The encyclopedia of Malaysia, volume 12: Languages and literatures, Kuala Lumpur. Archipelago Press, pp. 46–49
  2. ^ Geoffrey Benjamin, The current situation of the Aslian languages (updated June 2011)

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