Loloda

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Loda, North Loloda
Population

15,000 (1991 SIL). 2,000 Bakun.

Location

North Maluku Province. North Halmahera island, northwest coast, nearby islands.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bakun. Intelligibility of Laba [lau] very limited. 85% intelligibility of Galela [gbi], Galela [gbi] has 65% intelligibility of Loloda.

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1915.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.