Lewo Eleng

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A language of Indonesia

Population

4,000 (2008 census).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province. Central eastern Lembata island, between Lamatuka [lmq] and Kedang [ksx] language areas, several villages. North coastal plains villages are from recent government-induced migrations.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lamatuka [lmq] probably most closely related.

Language Use

Also use Lamaholot [slp].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.