Perai

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Tutunohan
Population

280 (Hinton 2000).

Location

Southwestern Maluku Province, Wetar island northeast coast, north of Timor, Uhak and Moning villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Moning, Uhak. Lexical similarity: 93% among dialects, 79% with Aputai [apx], 76% with Tugun [tzn], 67% with Ili’uun [ilu], 51% with Galolen [gal].

Language Use

Also use Ambonese Malay [abs].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Intermarry with the Kisar [kje]. Christian.