Bonerate

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A language of Indonesia

Population

9,500 (1987 SIL).

Location

South Sulawesi Province. Selayer island group; Bonerate, Madu, Kalaotoa, and Karompa islands.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bonerate, Karompa. Lexical similarity: 79%–81% with Tukang Besi South [bhq], 31% with Kalao [kly], 25% with Laiyolo [lji].

Other Comments

Muslim.