Kabola

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A language of Indonesia

Population

3,900 (1995 N. Johnston).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province. Northwest Alor island, eastern half, Bird’s Head, north of Kalabahi town.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kebun Kopi, Meibuil, Otvai, Pintumbang, Tang’ala. Dialect names and locations in Wurm and Hattori (1981) are disputed by native speakers. May be more than 1 language. Based on linguistic differences and social identity, best considered a separate language from Adang [adn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.