Liabuku

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A language of Indonesia

Population

L1 users: 75 (2004 SIL), decreasing.

Location

Sulawesi Tenggara province: Bungi district, Bau-Bau sub-district; south Buton island Liabuku village area north of Bau-Bau.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Quite divergent from other Muna varieties. Lexical similarity: 82% with the Burukene dialect of Muna [mnb], 72%–76% with other Muna dialects, 72% with Muna, 75% with Kioko [ues].

Language Use

All users are older adults. Also use Indonesian [ind], Wolio [wlo].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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