Rikou

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Eastern Rote, Ringgou, Rote, Rote Timur, Roti, Rotinese
Population

12,000 (2011).

Location

Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; East Rote island, Rikou, Landu, and Oe Pao domains.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Landu, Oe Pao (Oepao), Rikou.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2004.
Other Comments

‘Ringgou’ is the pronunciation in some other Rote languages. Ethnic autonym: Rikou. Christian.