Wersing

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kolana, Kolana-Wersin, Warsina, Wersin
Population

3,700 (Grimes et al. 1997).

Location

East Nusa Tenggara Province. Alor island. East coast area, southeast coast, Pietoko and Pureman, 2 enclaves on central north coast.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kolana, Langkuru (Mademang, Pureman), Maneta.

Other Comments

Cultural and historical relationship with Liquisa area in East Timor. Christian, traditional religion.