Ethnologue.com home
Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Asia > Indonesia (Maluku) > Te’un

Te’un

A language of Indonesia (Maluku)

ISO 639-3tve

Population  1,200 (1990 SIL), decreasing.
Region  Central Maluku, south central Seram Island transmigration area. 4 villages.
Language maps  Indonesia, Central Maluku
Indonesia, Southern Maluku
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Central Malayo-Polynesian, Timor, Extra-Ramelaic
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Comments  Moved by the government from Teun Island in south central Maluku because of volcanic activity on their island.
Contact us