Lampung Api

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Api, Lampong, Lampung, Lampung Pesisir
Population

827,000 (2000 census).

Location

Sumatra, west, central, and south Lampung Province; south Benkulu Province around Krui, Sanggi, and Kotajawa; South Sumatra Province, south of Muaradua, near headwaters of Kanan river.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Daya, Krui (Kroe, Kru’i, Njo, Western Lampung), Pubian, Ranau, Southern Pesisir, Sungkai.

Language Use

Outside of the city, home and village everyday. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Kaganga script [Rjng].

Other Comments

Teachers must use L1, especially in lower grades. Muslim.