Panasuan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
To Pamosean, To Panasean
Population

800 (2004 SIL). Ethnic population: 800.

Location

Sulawesi Selatan Province, northwest, area north of Karema river; Sulawesi Barat Province, Mamuju regency, Kalumpang and Seko subdistricts, 2 villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 67% with Seko Tengah [sko], 63% with Seko Padang [skx], 72% with Budong-Budong [bdx].

Language Use

Some pressure from Kalumpang [kli], Seko Tengah [sko] and Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Home, church announcements, sermons, village government, at school, trade. All ages. Very positive attitudes.

Other Comments

Christian.