Fataluku

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Dagada, Dagaga, Dagoda’
Population

37,000 (2010 census).

Location

Lautém district: Los Palos area on Timor island east tip.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

May be related to Oirata [oia] on nearby Kisar Island. Significant dialect variation. May be several languages.

Typology

Verb final.

Language Development
Bible portions.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.