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Makuv’a

A language of East Timor

ISO 639-3lva

Population  50 (Wurm and Hattori 1981). Ethnic population: 50.
Region  Northeast tip of Timor Island, around Tutuala.
Language map  East Timor
Alternate names   Lovaea, Lovaia, Makua
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Timor, Extra-Ramelaic, East
Language use  Younger generation uses Fataluku [ddg] as L1 or L2.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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