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Salas

A language of Indonesia (Maluku)

ISO 639-3sgu

Population  50 (1989 SIL).
Region  Central Maluku, Seram Island, Waru Bay, Salas Gunung village.
Language map  Indonesia, Central Maluku
Alternate names   Lenkaitahe, Liambata, Salas Gunung
Dialects  Lexical similarity: 48%–58% with Liana-Seti [ste], 46%–50% with Benggoi [bgy], 35%–46% with Manusela [wha].
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Central Maluku, East, Seram, Manusela-Seti
Language use  Also use Masiwang [bnf].
Comments  Christian. Nearly extinct.
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