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Nusa Laut

A language of Indonesia (Maluku)

ISO 639-3nul

Population  10. Ethnic population: 2,226 (1989 SIL).
Region  Central Maluku, Lease Islands, Nusa Laut Island, Titawai village.
Language map  Indonesia, Central Maluku
Alternate names   Nusalaut
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 69% with Saparua [spr], 65% with Amahai [amq].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Central Maluku, East, Seram, Nunusaku, Piru Bay, East, Seram Straits, Uliase, Hatuhaha, Elpaputi
Language use  Mainly older adults.
Comments  Christian. Nearly extinct.
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