Selung

noun
Se·​lung | \ səˈlu̇ŋ\
plural -s

Definition of Selung 

1a : a sea-gypsy people inhabiting the Mergui archipelago and parts of the Malay peninsula
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Selung people

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History and Etymology for Selung

probably Burmese

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