Lampung Api

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Api, Lampong, Lampung, Lampung Pesisir
Population

827,000 (2000 census).

Location

Bengkulu province: Kaur regency; Lampung province: Lampung Barat and Tanggamus regencies in Semangko bay area; Way Kanan, north Lampung, and Pringsewu regencies on Lampung bay east coast; also Sebuku, Sebesi, Tabuan, and Legundi islands; Sumatera Selatan province: Ogan Komering Ulu, Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan, and Ogan Komering Ulu Timur regencies, near Kanan river headwaters.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Krui (Kroe, Kru’i, Njo, Western Lampung), Southern Pesisir, Pubian, Ranau, Sungkai, Daya.

Language Use

Outside of the city, home and village everyday. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Kaganga script [Rjng].

Other Comments

Teachers must use L1, especially in lower grades. Muslim.

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