Lawangan language

Lawangan is an Austronesian language of the East Barito group. It is spoken by about 100,000 Lawangan people (one of the Dayak peoples) living in the central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Lawangan has a high degree of dialectal diversity.

Native toIndonesia
EthnicityLawangan people
Native speakers
(120,000 cited 1981)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
lbx – Lawangan
twy – Tawoyan


  1. ^ Lawangan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Tawoyan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "North East Greater Barito". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.