Kaur

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bintuhan, Ka’ur, Mulak
Population

40,000 (2000 census).

Location

Southwest Sumatra, southern Bengkulu Province. Southernmost extent of province.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Borrowings from Lampung Api [ljp]; reportedly difficult to understand for Central Malay [pse] speakers. Lexical similarity: 70% with Central Malay [pse] dialects Pasemah and Serawai.

Language Use

Vigorous. Home, village. All ages. Positive attitudes. Indonesian [ind] used in educational, religious and civic domains.

Language Development
Not currently a written language.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion.