Bunak

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Buna, Bunake, Bunaq, Gae’, Marae
Population

55,000 in East Timor (2010 census). Population total all countries: 76,000.

Location

Timor island central interior, south coast. Also in Indonesia.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Not closely related to other languages.

Language Use

Many also use Tetun [tet].

Language Development
Grammar. NT.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Small groups scattered among other languages. Traditional religion, Christian.

Also spoken in:

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