Language of the Day for 17 May 2020

Print

Behoa [bep]

A language of
Indonesia
Population Full
10,000 (2007 SIL), increasing.
Status
6b* (Threatened).
Language Use
70% are speakers. Behoa is passed on to more than 60% of the children. Younger generation now prefers Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007). Most domains. Positive attitudes. Most also use Indonesian [ind].
Language Development
Taught in primary schools. NT: 2015.