Kambera

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
East Sumba, East Sumbanese, Hilu Humba, Humba, Oost-Sumbaas, Sumba, Sumbanese
Population

240,000 (2009).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province. Sumba island, eastern half.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Kambera, Kanatang, Lewa, Mangili-Waijelo (Rindi, Wai Jilu, Waidjelu, Waijelo), Melolo, Southern Sumba, Uma Ratu Nggai (Umbu Ratu Nggai). Dialect network. Kambera dialect is widely understood. Lewa and Uma Ratu Nggai dialects have difficulty understanding those from Mangili.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.