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

South East Sulawesi 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.