Moma

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kulawi
Population

5,500 (Barr, Barr, and Salombe 1979).

Location

Central Sulawesi Province, Kulawi subdistrict. Primarily Kulawi and Toro town areas.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly historically a variety of Kaili [lew], but strong lexical influences from Uma [ppk].

Language Development
550 Moma speakers enrolled in the literacy program (2013 A. Eastwood). Used in 50% of the schools one hour per week for literacy. Bible portions: 1939–2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.