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Seluwasan

A language of Indonesia (Maluku)

ISO 639-3sws

Population  2,840 (1980 Government report), decreasing. 739 in Makatian, 2,100 in Seluwasan.
Region  South Maluku, Yamdena Island, southwest coast, Wermatang, Batu Putih, and Marantutul.
Language map  Indonesia, Southern Maluku
Alternate names   Selvasa, Selwasa
Dialects  Seluwasan, Makatian. Makatian dialect quite different from others.
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Southeast Maluku, Southern
Comments  Hunters. Christian.
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