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Kamarian

A language of Indonesia (Maluku)

ISO 639-3kzx

Population  10 (1987 SIL). Ethnic population: 6,000 in the village (1987 SIL).
Region  Central Maluku, west Seram, east end of Piru Bay, Kamarian village on south coast.
Language map  Indonesia, Central Maluku
Alternate names   Kamariang, Seruawan
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 75% with Kaibobo [kzb], 67% with Saparua [spr], 60% with Lisabata-Nuniali [lcs], 59% with Amahai [amq], Piru, Naka’ela [nae], and Hulung [huk].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Central Maluku, East, Seram, Nunusaku, Piru Bay, East, Seram Straits, Uliase, Kamarian
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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