Padoe

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Alalao, Pado-e, Padoé, South Mori
Population

5,000 (1991 P. Vuorinen).

Location

South Sulawesi Province, east Luwu Utara regency, Nuha, Malili, and Mangkutana subdistricts, 9 villages. Inland betwen Lake Mantana and Usu arm of north Bone bay. Central Sulawesi Province, Morowali regency, Mori Atas and Pamona Utara subdistricts, 4 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Central Padoe, Western Padoe. 2 dialects. Lexical similarity: 73%–86% with Mori Atas [mzq], 75% with Mori Bawah [xmz].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.