Taloki

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Talloki, Taluki
Population

550 (2005 R. Van den Berg). 400 in Maligano, 150 in Wakalambe.

Location

Sulawesi Tenggara Province, Buton island. Wakorumba subdistrict, Maligano village; northwest coast; Kapontori subdistrict, Wakalambe village, in southern island area.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 77% with Kulisusu [vkl]; 75% with Koroni [xkq]; 66% with Wawonii [wow], Bungku [bkz], and Tulambatu dialect of Bungku [bkz]; 65% with Moronene [mqn].

Language Use

Under pressure from Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). High level of bilingualism in Muna [mnb] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

Muslim.