Tengger

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Tenggerese
Population

80,000 (2000 census).

Location

East Java Province. South of Pasuran regency. Area near Mount Bromo.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. May be marginally intelligible with Javanese [jav].

Language Use

20% also use Indonesian [ind]. Also use Javanese [jav].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 20%.
Writing

Javanese script [Java].

Other Comments

Ethnically distinct from Javanese. Hindu.