Lakalei

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A language of East Timor

Population

3,250 (2010 census).

Location

Central Timor island, north of Same, northeast of Ainaro.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Similar to Idate [idt], Tetun [tet], and Galolen [gal].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Loanwords from Tetun [tet], Mambae [mgm], and Idate [idt].