Budong-Budong

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Bubudong, Tangkou, Tongkou
Population

70 (Friberg and Laskowske 1989). Manda, Yamaguchi and Nakashima (2002) report 2,000 speakers.

Location

West Sulawesi Province, Mamuju regency, Budong-Budong subdistrict, Tongkou village. Budong-Budong river area.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Similar to Aralle-Tabulahan [atq] and Ulumandak [ulm]. Lexical similarity: 56% with Mamuju [mqx] and Seko Padang [skx], 61% with Seko Tengah [sko], 72% with Panasuan [psn].

Language Use

Some intermarriage and bilingualism with Topoiyo [toy] is pressuring vitality (2007).

Other Comments

Muslim.