Puyuma

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A language of Taiwan

Alternate Names
Kadas, Panapanayan, Pelam, Pilam, Piyuma, Pyuma, Tipun
Population

8,490 (CIP-EY 2002). Ethnic population: 8,490.

Location

East coast area south of Taitung and inland.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Nanwang, Pinan.

Language Use

All domains. Mostly older adults. Used as L2 by Rukai [dru].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1990.