Selayar

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Salajar, Salayar, Salayer, Saleier, Siladja, Silajara
Population

128,000 (2000 census).

Location

Sulawesi Selatan Province; Selayar island.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 69% with Makassar [mak].

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Bugis [bug], Indonesian [ind]. Used as L2 by Laiyolo [lji].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian.