Imroing

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Imroin
Population

560 (2007 SIL).

Location

Southern Maluku Province, Imroing village. Babar island, southwest.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Shifting to a local Malay variety. Home, gardens, village, ceremonies, religion. Also use a regional Malay variety, probably a dialect of Ambonese Malay [abs], in all domains, except for ceremonies; children are taught the Malay variety. Speakers also use Indonesian [ind] primarily in government, Christian religious domains.

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

Christian.