Waima’a

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Uai Ma’a, Uaimo’a, Waimaha, Waimoa
Population

18,400 (2012 census).

Location

Northeast coast Timor island, enclave within Makasae [mkz] language area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Many Trans-New Guinea loanwords reportedly similar to Makasae. Classification needs further investigation. May be a co-dialect with Kairui-Midiki.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].