Ratahan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bentenan, Pasan, Toratan
Population

500 (Himmelmann and Wolff 1999), decreasing. Ethnic population: 30,000 (1989).

Location

North Sulawesi Province. Northeast section of peninsula, southwest of Lake Tondano to northeast coast.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Under pressure from Manado Malay [xmm]. Most are 60 and older.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.