Lasalimu

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A language of Indonesia

Population

1,700 (1999 SIL).

Location

Southeast Sulawesi Province, Lasalimu subdistrict, Lasalimu and Malaoge villages. Buton island, southeast; Lasalima town area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 68% with Kamaru [kgx], 64% with Cia-Cia [cia], 48% with Tukang Besi North [khc], 49% with Tukang Besi South [bhq], 51% with Pancana [pnp], 50% with Wolio [wlo] and Muna [mnb].

Language Use

Used as L2 by Kumbewaha [xks].

Other Comments

Muslim.