Lasalimu

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A language of Indonesia

Population

1,700 (1999 SIL).

Location

East Buton island, Sulawesi Tenggara Province, Buton regency, Lasalimu subdistrict, Lasalimu and Malaoge villages, Lasalima town area facing Lawelu bay.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 68% with Kamaru [kgx], 64% with Cia-Cia [cia], 48% with Tukang Besi North [khc], 49% with Tukang Besi South [bhq], 51% with Pancana [pnp], 50% with Wolio [wlo] and Muna [mnb].

Language Use

Used as L2 by Kumbewaha [xks].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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