Bilba

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Belubaa, Bilbaa, Eastern Rote, Rote, Rote Timur, Roti, Rotinese
Population

7,000 (2002 UKAW). Ethnic population: 7,000.

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province. Northeast end of Rote island, west of Rikou. Communities on Semau island and Timor mainland near Kupang.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bilba, Diu, Lelenuk.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages.

Other Comments

Christian.