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

Nusa Tenggara Timur 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.