Oirata

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Maaro
Population

1,220 (1987 SIL).

Location

Southwestern Maluku Province, southeast Kisar island, east and west Oirata. 2 villages; Ambon city.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Not related to other languages on Oirata or to central Maluku languages. Not closely related to languages in East Timor.

Typology

SOV

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Christian.