Andio

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Andio’o, Imbao’o, Masama, “Bobongko” (pej.)
Population

1,700 (Busenitz 1991).

Location

Sulawesi Tengah province: Lamala sub-district, Tangeban and Tauge villages, peninsula east tip area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 44% with Bobongko [bgb], 60% with Batui [zbt], 62% with Saluan [loe], 66% with Balantak [blz].

Language Use

Much influence from Indonesian [ind] and neighboring languages, Saluan [loe] and Balantak [blz] (Wurm 2007). Also use Balantak [blz].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

‘Masama’ is preferred local name. Muslim.

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