Batui

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Baha
Population

2,900, decreasing.

Location

Central Sulawesi Province, Banggai regency, Batui subdistrict, Balantang, Tolando, Sisipan, and Batui villages. Eastern peninsula, mainland across from Peleng island.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 74% with Saluan [loe], 60% with Andio [bzb], 54% with Bobongko [bgb], 46% with Balantak [blz], 38% with Banggai [bgz].

Language Use

Home, cultural events. Most parents do not pass language on to their children (2006). Positive attitudes.

Other Comments

Muslim.