Alor

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Alorese
Population

25,000 (Grimes et al. 1997).

Location

Nusa Tenggara Province, Coastal Bird’s Head of Alor, north Ternate island, pockets along north Pantar and adjacent islands.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Baranusa, Muna. Not inherently intelligible with Lembata languages or Adonara [adr].

Language Use

Also use Lamaholot [slp].

Other Comments

Muslim.