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Bonerate

A language of Indonesia (Sulawesi)

ISO 639-3bna

Population  9,500 (1987 SIL).
Region  South Sulawesi, Bonerate, Madu, Kalaotoa, and Karompa islands.
Language map  Indonesia, Sulawesi, reference number 18
Dialects  Bonerate, Karompa. Lexical similarity: 79%–81% with Tukang Besi South [bhq], 31% with Kalao [kly], 25% with Laiyolo [lji].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Celebic, Eastern, Southeastern, Muna-Buton, Tukangbesi-Bonerate
Comments  Muslim.