Tonsea

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Tonsea’
Population

90,000 (1989), decreasing.

Location

Sulawesi Utara Province, northeasternmost tip.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Airmadidi, Kalabat Atas, Kauditan, Likupang, Maumbi.

Language Use

Under pressure from Manado Malay [xmm].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2005–2006.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.