Kur

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A language of Indonesia

Population

3,180 (2000).

Location

Southeast Maluku Province, West Kei Kecil district. Kur and surrounding islands.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Different from Kei [kei]. Boundaries of intelligibility with dialects north and the central dialect, and with Teor [tev] need further investigation. Lexical similarity: 47%–50% with Kei [kei], 71%–83% with Teor [tev], 41% with Watubela [wah], 38% with Geser [ges].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Kei [kei].

Other Comments

Muslim.