Andio

Print

A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Andio’o, “Bobongko” (pej.), Imbao’o, Masama
Population

1,700 (Busenitz 1991).

Location

Central Sulawesi Province, Lamala subdistrict, Tauge and Tangeban villages. Near tip of eastern peninsula.

Language Maps
Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 44% with Bobongko [bgb], 60% with Batui [zbt], 62% with Coastal Saluan [loe], 66% with Balantak [blz].

Language Use

Much influence from Indonesian [ind] and neighboring languages, Saluan [loe] and Balantak [blz] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

‘Masama’ is preferred local name. Muslim.