Makuva

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Lovaea, Lovaia, Lóvaia, Maku’a, Makua, Makuwa
Population

56 (2010 census).

Location

Lautém district: Los Palos area on Timor island east tip.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Almost all shifted to Fataluku [ddg] (Wurm 2007).

Writing

Latin script [Latn].