Habun

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A language of East Timor

Alternate Names
Habu, Sabu
Population

2,700 (2010 census).

Location

Central Manatuto District, Laclubar subdistrict.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly many loanwords from Trans-New Guinea languages similar to Makasae [mkz], but with Austronesian structure. Classification needs further investigation.

Language Use

Potentially endangered because of size and location.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].