Teluti

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Silen, Taluti, Tehoru, Tihoru, Wolu
Population

17,000 (1989 SIL).

Location

Maluku Province. South Seram island, Teluti bay.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Laha Serani, West Teluti (Haya, Tehoru, Tehua, Wolu). Lexical similarity: 74%–89% among dialects, 69%–78% with Sepa [spb], 50% with Yalahatan [jal].

Language Use

Used as L2 by many in Manusela and Seti areas.

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian.