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
AreaWestern Mindanao, Sulu Archipelago northeast of Jolo, islands and coastal areas of Zamboanga coast peninsula and Basilan Island. Possibly on Luzon and Palawan. Northern Sama on Luzon at White Beach near Subic Bay; Lutangan in western Mindanao, Olutangga Island. 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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