Lampung Nyo

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Abung, Lampong
Population

180,000 (2000 census).

Location

Sumatra, east Lampung Province. 3 enclaves situated between Kanan and Seputih rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Abung, Melinting, Sukadana, Tulangbawang. Many differences in vocabulary and phonology with Lampung Api [ljp]. Lexical similarity: 72% between the Menggala dialect and the Kalianda dialect of Lampung Api [ljp], 77% among dialects.

Language Use

Home. All ages. Positive attitudes. Indonesian [ind] used in education, religion, and civil domains.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools, as an auxiliary medium.
Writing

Kaganga script [Rjng].

Other Comments

Muslim.