Kemak

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Ema
Population

62,000 in East Timor (2010 census). Population total all countries: 72,000.

Location

North central Timor island border between East Timor and West Timor, mostly east.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kemak, Nogo (Nogo-Nogo). Most closely related to Mambae [mgm] and Tukudede [tkd].

Typology

SVO.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

Also spoken in:

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