L1 users: 3,900 (1995 N. Johnston).
Nusa Tenggara Timur province: northwest Alor island, Bird’s Head area.
Pintumbang, Tang’ala, Meibuil, Otvai, Kebun Kopi. Dialect names and locations in Wurm and Hattori (1981) are disputed by native speakers. May be more than 1 language. Based on linguistic differences and social identity, best considered a separate language from Adang [adn].