Tontemboan

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Pakewa, Tompakewa, Tountemboan
Population

150,000 (1990 J. Merrifield).

Location

Sulawesi Utara Province; Minahasa peninsula, northeast coast, southern shore, Amurang bay inland.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Sonder (Matanai, Matana’i-Maore’), Tompaso (Makelai, Makela’i-Maotow).

Language Use

Under pressure from Manado Malay [xmm].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1933.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.