1,050 (2007 SIL).
Maluku Province south, Tela and Masbuar villages. Southwest Babar island.
Vigorous. Home, gardens, village, ceremonies, religion. Also use a regional Malay variety, probably a dialect of Ambonese Malay [abs], in all domains, except for home and cultural domains; children are taught the Malay variety first. Speakers also use Indonesian [ind] primarily in government and Christian religious domains.