Sama
Bajau
Sinama
Country Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia
Region Tawi-Tawi and neighboring islands of the Sulu Archipelago (Sibutu, Siasi), Darvel Bay north coast of Sabah and some part of Indonesia
Ethnicity Sama-Bajau
Speakers
410,000 (2000–2007)
Family
AreaArchipelago northeast of Borneo, southern Sulu. Tawi-Tawi Island group includes Tawi-Tawi, Simunul, Sibutu, and other major islands. Also in Malaysia (Sabah).
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Variously:
ssb – Southern Sama
sml – Central Sama
sse – Balangingi Sama
slm – Pangutaran Sama
Glottolog inne1244
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