Topoiyo

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A language of Indonesia

Population

450 (Yamaguchi and Nakashima 2001), decreasing.

Location

West Sulawesi Province, Mamuju regency, Budong-Budong subdistrict. Inland along Budong-Budong river.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 66% with Sarudu [sdu] and Da’a [kzf], 56% with Ledo [lew], 54% with the Parigi dialect of Kaili [lew].

Language Use

Most speakers are over age 40.

Other Comments

Recent settlers from elsewhere and rubber plantation development brought new language contacts. Muslim.