Language:  Sama, Central

Population of Groups Speaking

155,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

2

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Sama-Bajau Malaysia 21,000
 Sama-Bajau Philippines 134,000
  Totals:  2     2
Secondary Language
(0 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0     0

Language Alternate Names
Badjaw
Bajau Pela’u
Bajau Pela'u
Central Sinama
Orang Laut
Sama
Sama Deya
Sama Dilaut
Sama Kabinga’an
Sama Kabinga'an
Sama Laminusa
Sama Mandelaut
Sama Pala’u
Sama Pala'u
Sama Siasi
Sama Sitangkai
Sama Tabawan
Sama Ubian
Samal
Siasi Sama
Sinama

Dialects
Dilaut-badjao
Sama Deya
Sama Dilaut
Sama Laminusa
Sama Siasi
Sama Tabawan
Samal
Siasi

Dialect Alternate Names
Sama, Central
Sama, Siasi
Sama: Siasi
Samal: Sulu
Sinama
Sulu


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1966-2008
New Testament 1987-2012
Complete Bible None Reported

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