Kalao

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kalaotoa, Lambego
Population

500 (Friberg and Laskowske 1989).

Location

Sulawesi Selatan Province; Selayar islands; east end, Kalao island, west of Bonerate island.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 76% with Laiyolo [lji] and Wotu [wtw].

Language Use

Under pressure from Bonerate [bna] and Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

Muslim.