Nauete

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Naóti, Naueti, Nauhete, Nauote, Nauoti
Population

15,000 (2010 census).

Location

South coast, Timor island east tip, west of Tiomar, Uato Lari is main town.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Naumik, Oso Moko. Not closely related to any other language. Loanwords from Trans-New Guinea languages like Makasae [mkz].

Language Use

Vigorous.

Writing
Latin script.