Kulisusu

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kalisusu, Kolensusu, Kolinsusu
Population

22,000 (Mead 1999), increasing.

Location

Southeast Sulawesi Province, North Buton regency, Kulisusu Utara, Kulisusu Induk, Kulisusu Barat, and Bonegunu subdistricts. Northernost Buton island.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 81% between dialects, 77% with Tolaki [lbw], 75% with Koroni [xkq], 66% with Wawonii [wow] and Bungku [bkz] group, 65% with Moronene [mqn], 54% with the Mori languages.

Language Use

Positive attitudes.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim.