Busoa

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bosoa
Population

2,300 (2000 SIL).

Location

Southeast Sulawesi Province, Batauga subdistrict, Busoa and Laompo villages. Southwest coast, Buton island.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 84% with Kambe-Kambero (probably a dialect of Kaimbulawa [zka]), 70%–79% with Muna dialects, 71% with Muna [mnb], 76% with Lantoi [zka].

Language Use

Many also use Wolio [wlo].

Other Comments

Muslim.