Rikou

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A language of Indonesia

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

12,000 (2011).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara 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.