Emplawas

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A language of Indonesia

Population

250 (2007 SIL).

Location

Southern Maluku Province, Emplawas village. Babar island, southern tip, then northwest.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Only the elders. Also use Ambonese Malay [abs], Indonesian [ind]. Almost completely shifted.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Christian.