35 (Voorhoeve and Visser 1987). In 1987, there were a few elderly speakers but it is now probably extinct (Wurm 2007). Ethnic population: 50 (1984).
North Maluku, north Halmahera island, Ibu river mouth, Gamlamo and Gamici villages.
8b (Nearly extinct).
None known. May be inherently intelligible with Sahu [saj].
Mainly older adults (1987).