Kula

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kola, Lamtoka, Lantoka, Tanglapui
Population

5,000 (Grimes et al. 1997).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province, Alor island, central eastern mountains, between Kamang [woi] and Sawila [swt] language areas; also on northeast coast, Maukuru, Takala, Koilela, Peisaka, and Kiralela villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Arumaka, Iramang, Kula, Kula Watena, Kulatela, Larena, Sumang, Watena. Reportedly structurally similar to Sawila [swt], but intelligibility is marginal.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.