Ganaʼ language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Gana' language)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ganaʼ
Ganaq
Native toMalaysia
RegionSabah
Ethnicity2,000 (2013)[1]
Native speakers
250 (2013)[1]
Unwritten; informal Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3gnq
Glottologgana1277[2]

Ganaʼ (Gana, Ganaq) is an Austronesian language of Sabah, Malaysia.

Since Ganaʼ and Kujau, a Dusunic language, are both spoken in and around Keningau town, Gana has a significant proportion of Dusunic loanwords, although it is originally a Murutic language (Lobel 2013:395).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ganaʼ at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gana". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.