Mori Bawah

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Beneden-Tomori, East Mori, Lower Mori, Nahina, Oost-Mori, Petasia
Population

14,000 (1988 D. Mead).

Location

Central Sulawesi Province, Petasia, Lembo, and Bungku Tengah subdistricts, 24 villages. Southeast peninsula neck, Lake Towuti area. Also, South Sulawesi Province.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Karunsi’e (Karonsie, Korongsi, Sinongko), Moiki (Tomoiki), Nuha (Soroako), Tinompo (Mokole, Soroako), Tiu (Tioe), Watu (Towatoe). Lexical similarity: 73%–86% with Mori Atas [mzq], 75% with Padoe [pdo].

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1948.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.